tax increase

Another View: Obama tax increase will hurt the middle class

To understand the federal budget mess and the so-called fiscal cliff, it’s important to remember three numbers: 39, 37 and 64. Thirty-nine percent is the combined increase ...

UPDATE 3:20 P.M.: Gov. Brown proposes budget with rosier outlook

UPDATE 3:20 P.M.: SACRAMENTO (AP) — Riding a wave of new tax revenue, California's spending plan for the coming fiscal year will rise by nearly $5 billion, a powerful ind ...

No, thank you, to any tax increases

“Brown warns of school cuts if taxes rejected,” (Journal, Jan. 6). I thought that “recent polls show that a majority of Californians support tax increases” — at least th ...

Managers must make concessions, too

I watched the June 22 city council meeting on live television last night to see what is going on regarding the city of Lincoln’s 2010-2011 budget and the proposed utility users ...

Raising taxes won’t cure ills

I was glad to hear that the governor and the Legislature passed the current budget without raising taxes. After the $12.5 billion in tax increases loaded onto Californians earlier ...

Government cannot spend its way to general prosperity

I thank my friend, Charlie Brown, for recently cataloging the Democrats’ legislative agenda so comprehensively (Another View, March 5). He is correct that I have strongly opposed ...