11/15/2019

If L.A. Won’t Raises Taxes For Schools, Will Californians Vote To Overhaul Proposition 13?

Most of us learned the dangers of making political predictions about 31 months ago. But it’s still pretty hard to resist.

So with the prospect of a major battle over Proposition 13 looming on next year’s general election ballot, the likely combatants on both sides of the split roll fight are sifting through the results from this month’s special election in Los Angeles in which an effort to increase taxes on business properties was soundly defeated.

Like the statewide split roll tax that has now qualified for the November 2020 ballot, proponents of Los Angeles’ Measure EE presented their initiative as a way to provide badly needed funding for public schools.

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