Proponents of a statewide school bond have filed the "Kindergarten Through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2016", which would authorize the state to issue $9 billion in school bonds.
Congressman Jared Huffman, who represents Marin and Sonoma counties, has proposed a "carbon tax" on gasoline to replace the federal excise tax of 18.4 cents per gallon (HR 309).
It was recommended that the Legislature and governor repeal a law that was part of the rainy day fund that was approved by voters, that added statutory provisions placing a cap on school districts' local rainy day funds.
Democrats Want More Social Spending Added to Governor's Plan, While Republicans Call for Larger Reserve
Earthquake Agency Pursuing Legislation to Implement Hidden Tax on Residential Insurance Policyholders
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