By Kevin Yamamura
Published: Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 – 7:55 am
Two days before California lawmakers were scheduled to vote on a new state budget, details emerged Monday on new provisions that could help Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative at the polls.
One of the biggest surprises was language propelling all bond measures and constitutional amendments to the top of the ballot, likely ensuring that Brown’s tax hike on sales and upper-income earners will take the favorable lead spot on a November ballot chock full of voter questions.
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