Now that Democrat’s have an “Absolute” majority in California…Is the fate of the state’s Prop 13 up in the air?


Imposing a huge tax increase on a few thousand of our most productive citizens might sell well among college students and others who can’t grasp basic economics, but it is another thing to take on Proposition 13 which provides enormous security for every homeowner in the state. Nothing which happened last week suggests that Proposition 13 — called the third rail of California politics — is any less popular than it has been for 33 years. (Indeed, the most recent public polling suggests its popularity is increasing).

Will this stop those in political power who have an insatiable appetite for our money from at least trying to weaken Proposition 13? Hardly. We fully anticipate the attacks. Our advice, however, is to be careful. The third rail is still hot. Read the full article
Jon Coupal is president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association — California’s largest grass-roots taxpayer organization dedicated to the protection of Proposition 13 and the advancement of taxpayers’ rights.

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