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Prop. 13 Reform Campaign Kick Off; Strong League Support

Posted on Sep 24, 2017 in

An audience of  about two hundred and fifty responded enthusiastically to the campaign leaders speaking at the September 9 Make It Fair Town Hall in Oakland.  Members of LWVBAE's Prop. 13 Reform/Civics Ed Team,  one o...

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Prop 13 Reform Campaign to Raise More Money for Schools & Local Government: Skinner, Bonta Speak at Town Hall

Posted on Sep 24, 2017 in

Learn why the state League is an active partner in the coalition  to reform Prop 13 and how you can help make taxes more fair and raise more money for schools and local government. Watch the video of the Make It Fai...

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Gov. Brown Should Sign the Disclose Act; LWVC Supports

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 in

The California League supports the Disclose Bill which recently passed the Legislature and is on Governor Brown's desk. The California Clean Money Campaign reports that more than 100,000 Californians have signed petition...

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How Our Utility Users Tax Structure Encourages Greenhouse Gas Pollution

Posted on Sep 22, 2017 in

Each of our three cities, Albany, Emeryville and Berkeley, charges taxes on most utilities. These taxes generate a substantial portion of their general funds. The tax rate on each utility is the same, yet natural gas pol...

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Envir. Concerns: Ed Burgess on State Actions on Clean Energy Oct. 9

Posted on Sep 22, 2017 in

The Environmental Concerns series opens October 9 at 7:30 at Northbrae Community Church with Edward Burgess, who will speak about what some key states, including California, are doing about clean energy at a time that th...

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