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Impact of Trump’s Tariffs on Americans Explained

President Donald Trump's international trade war might have made sense from an American perspective in the 19th century. Certainly, Trump is to be commended for trying to protect U.S. patents, trade secrets, and intellectual properties. China, as we know, d...

Brand: The Public Spoke on Parks-Only Tax

Measure P failed. Mayor Lee Brand acknowledges the ball is now in his court. Brand led the effort to defeat the city sales tax initiative that would have specifically benefited parks and cultural arts in Fre...

The KMJ Measure P Debate: Both Sides Square Off

Leading figures on both sides of the Fresno parks sales tax proposal debated their positions this week on KMJ580 in a conversation moderated by talk-show host Ray Appleton. No on P advocate and housing devel...
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GV Wire Measure P Forum

On October 11, 2018, advocates and opponents of a new tax to support public parks in Fresno met to debate the issue in a public forum. If approved by voters on November 6, Measure P will raise the sales tax ...
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The Greening of Fresno? Voters Will Decide Cannabis Tax.

Fresno voters will decide whether they want to tax cannabis. The city council enacted step one Thursday (June 14) — deciding by a 5-1 vote to place the item on the November ballot. However, the tax would have to earn the approval of two-thirds of Fresno ...