Democrats Want More Social Spending Added to Governor's Plan, While Republicans Call for Larger Reserve
The state budget process, launched with Governor Jerry Brown's January 9 unveiling of a $158.8 billion spending proposal for 2015-16, entered its second phase this week with the Legislature's first budget hearing.
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).
The federal Earned Income Tax Credit continues to be riddled with fraud according to a new report from the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
Earthquake Agency Pursuing Legislation to Implement Hidden Tax on Residential Insurance Policyholders
General Fund Revenue Will Be $2 Billion Higher Than Expected in 2014-15, Legislative Analyst Predicts
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