Archive for June 4th, 2011

DailyBulletin: San Bernardino County leaders pooh-pooh car tax bill

By James Rufus Koren Staff Writer
Created: 06/03/2011 03:08:27 PM PDT

A bill approved this week by the state Senate would give local officials and voters the power to raise vehicle taxes to boost local budgets.

But even if the bill is approved by the Assembly and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, San Bernardino County leaders say the county would not raise its own car tax.

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By Torey Van Oot
Published: Saturday, Jun. 4, 2011 – 12:00 am | Page 1A

A controversial bill by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg to give local governments broad new taxing authority has rattled the industries whose products and services are targeted.

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