The latest on California politics and government
July 31, 2012
Gov. Jerry Brown’s November ballot initiative to raise taxes collected $6.3 million in the first half of the year, with $5 million in cash hand at the end of June, the campaign reported today.
Donors giving $100,000 or more include the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, the California Cable & Telecommunications Association, Disney Worldwide Services Inc., Warner Bros., and a California School Employees Association political action committee.
Brown is in Las Vegas today to speak at the school employees associations’ annual conference. Brown’s Proposition 30 would raise the state sales tax and income taxes on California’s highest earners.
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