Capital & Main speaks to local leaders and policy authorities about the potential effects of Prop. 15’s passage.
How is Proposition 15 getting its message out during the pandemic?
Donors to a campaign claiming to represent small shopkeepers and homeowners include North America’s largest freight railroad network, two New York real estate giants and one of Earth’s richest men.
Many progressive electeds have ignored an initiative that would revise California’s constitution to assess commercial property at higher rates.
Proposition 15 leaps feet first onto California’s “third rail” of state politics—the property tax system created in 1978 by Proposition 13.
Property taxes plunged with Prop. 13’s passage in 1978. But so did the revenue supporting California’s schools and fire service.
Inside the epic ballot fight to reform California’s “taxpayer rebellion” initiative.