tax increase

Prop. 30 solves budget deficit

  Admittedly, I voted against Gov. Brown’s Prop. 30.  The positive to passage of the Prop 30 tax increase is that Gov. Brown diagnosed the chronic budget deficit i ...

School bond proposal just another tax increase, reader says

Western Placer Unified School District board wants to give us a Christmas present — a $222-million tax increase. Of course they call it a bond, which is a nice word for an addit ...