Gov. Jerry Brown has laid down his political gauntlet in the face of the legislative supermajority enjoyed by the Democrats, pledging to veto any new taxes that aren’t approved by the voters.
By Joe Garofoli
May 19, 2013
After Jim Araby’s union of grocery store workers donated millions of dollars and cranked out 7,500 three-hour volunteer shifts last fall to help elect a supermajority of Democrats to the state Legislature and win statewide ballot measures, they, like many California liberals, began to dream big.