If approved, the tax boost could be one of many for residents around the state. In Los Angeles, for example, one proposal would slap taxpayers with an additional half-cent sales tax, lifting the rate to 9.25 percent, as City Hall wrestles with soaring pension and retiree health care costs.Brown has been pitching the plan as a way to guarantee funding for schools.
Brown Pleads For Votes For Struggling Tax Hike
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