COMPETING TAX HIKES DIVIDE CALIFORNIA LABOR

New at In These Times:

California voters can expect competing tax hike measures on November’s ballot­—and competing campaigns from major unions. Last month, Governor Jerry Brown announced a campaign for a ballot measure that would impose a five-year tax increase on incomes above $250,000, paired with an across-the-board sales tax increase. That proposal has siphoned attention, and supporters, away from a months-old alternative: the campaign for a permanent tax hike on income over $1 million.

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