Video: Assessing Proposition 15 Mary Severance September 30 2020 David Goldberg of the California Teachers Association and Rachel Michelin of the California Retailers Association discuss arguments for and against a November ballot measure that would change tax assessment of commercial and industrial property, resulting in a “split roll” property tax.
School Funding, COVID-19, and the 2020 Election Year Mark Baldassare April 28 2020 Although many Californians prioritize K-12 schools for state spending, a looming recession could dampen support for ballot measures for school funding.
Video: Californians and Their Government Mary Severance November 25 2019 PPIC’s latest statewide survey looks at support for candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary, as well as views on impeachment, wildfires, and homelessness.
Californians and Their Tax Burden Dean Bonner April 15 2019 Many Californians express concerns about the system of state and local taxes—regarding both its overall fairness and how much they pay—with views differing widely along partisan lines.
Money Measures and the November Ballot Patrick Murphy, Jennifer Paluch, Radhika Mehlotra December 12 2018 Ballots across California in the November election featured 397 money-related questions, including taxes, bonds, and fees. Most of these measures passed (79%), though success rates varied across types of taxation or borrowing.