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The Best Story You’ll Ever Read on California Taxes

Politicians, special interest groups and taxpayer advocates make all kinds of claims about California taxes. As voters gear up for the June 5 primary, they deserve to know the facts about California's tax burden — and where those public dollars are spent. ...

Walters: Worries Grow Over Potential California Budget Crisis

In Sunday’s column, Dan Walters discusses the uneasiness which plagues California’s economy as we near the eighth year of expansion -- “only two years shorter than the longest recovery since World War II,” according to Gov. Brown. Walters highlights, as man...

Poor and Wealthy Alike Are Fleeing California

News Analysis By Drew Phelps The debate about California's high taxes rages on. Democrats defend them, saying they are necessary to provide residents the services they need, and point to the state's $2.6 trillion economy as evidence that Californi...

Walters: California Continues to Binge on Taxes

When the Trump administration announced their tax reform plan a few weeks ago, one of the most controversial changes proposed was the elimination of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. This deduction, whi...