Antonio Villaraigosa

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Endorses Proposition 39

In 2009, lawmakers in California slipped in a loophole on a tax law that ensured that out-of-state companies would benefit from bringing their business to the state. However, what some Californian’s did not realize was that this major tax break would limit jobs for local workers can cost $1 billion per year.

Proposition 39 aims to close that loophole and fix these issues once and for all. The proposition has gradually gained more and more support from key figures. Now Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa of Los Angeles is among them.… Continue Reading.....

Proposition 39 California

Why Voters Need To Engage With Prop 39

Voters in California have a big problem on their hands when they head to the polls. There are lots of different issues across different ballots, and there is too much to take in. Many will focus on key issues and votes that mean something to them.

This means that there is the risk of many voters ignoring proposition 39. Some may not understand the issues, and others will fail to see the relevance. That is why many Yes campaigners, including the Mayor of Sacramento, are keen to ensure that voters understand the implications. The major issue for voters during this election is simple: why should they care about Prop 39?

On the surface, Prop 39 doesn’t seem to have that much of interest to the … Continue Reading.....

Prop 39

California’s Prop. 39 Will Help Keep Businesses Here

Proposition 39 is gaining plenty of momentum among labor groups and families. There is the growing appreciation that not only will this new venture help to bring revenue and funding to the state, but it will also protect Californian workers. This massive change to this tax loophole would help to keep business within California. This is particularly the case for all those working within the green energy industry.

There is a lot of ill feeling regarding the issues surrounding Prop 39 and business laws.

There are different ways of looking at Proposition 39 from a business standpoint. There is the negative approach, which focuses on the need to punish the out-of-state businesses that enjoy their tax breaks and damage the Californian economy. Then there is … Continue Reading.....

California Newspapers

Prop 39 Enjoys Widespread Support from CA Newspapers

Many citizens and workers in California are eager to see an overriding Yes vote for Prop 39 on the ballot. They feel that the changes in tax laws, and the revenue gained, are a positive step for companies and workers across the region. Now it seems that many major newspapers are keen to add their support for the cause.

The support for Proposition 39 across these major news outlets is vast, with a many papers eager to add their name to the growing list. There are many varied reasons for this surge in support, but all come down to the basic ideas of a fairer system for workers and families across the state.

The list now includes LA Opinion, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, … Continue Reading.....

Yes Vote on Proposition 39

Tom Steyer Argues for a Yes Vote on Proposition 39

Tom Steyer strongly argues for a Yes Vote on 39 from all Californian voters. This is not news to all those following this story closely. This is the man that started the ball rolling with the proposition in the first place. Some Californian citizens perhaps don’t follow politics or have a few concerns over the issue, that may not understand the full argument. This is where it is important to look at the finer details of his argument in favor of this amendment.

The main issue here is that idea of closing a tax loophole.

This is something that some voters may not have even realized existed until the matter came to light with this ballot. The problem here is that there is a … Continue Reading.....

California Nurses Association

Proposition 39 Endorsed by California Nurses Association

Proposition 39 is one of the most influential ballots on workers rights and employment equality in California. The implications for taxes, job prospects, and workers across the state are huge. However, we cannot focus entirely on the business side of the deal.

Many organizations have come out in support of Prop 39 for numerous reasons. One of those is the California Nurses Association, via their co-president Malinda Markowitz, RN. This group of skilled professionals has raised their voice to highlight the many benefits at stake here for workers, nurses, and citizens in general across California.

It should come as no surprise to those that support Proposition 39 and understand its impact, that these nurses are in favor.… Continue Reading.....

Darrell Steinberg

California State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg Endorses Proposition 39

Every vote counts for supporters of Proposition 39, but some votes are arguably more influential than others. One that fits into this category is the recent endorsement by President pro tempore of the California State Senate, Darrell Steinberg. Steinberg’s views will resonate with a wide audience in different ways, and there is no doubt that he has the needs of the people in mind.

Like many other leaders across California, Steinberg is optimistic for a level playing field.

Proposition 39 is all about restoring some sense of equality to the Californian job market. The major change here is the closure of that loophole and the implementation of a single sales factor for multi-state companies. The idea here is that the current landscape is completely … Continue Reading.....

John A. Pérez

Proposition 39 Endorsed by Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez

Proposition 39 is a major issue among voters of all walks of life. There is rising anger here over the fact that big businesses are continuing to get away with these large tax breaks as they damage the economy in California. There are two main concerns here for voters.

The first is the fact that the current tax loophole encourages companies to set themselves up out-of-state and benefit from tax breaks, without employing Californian workers. The second is the fact that that this costs the state as much as $1 billion a year in lost tax money. Prop 39 aims to reverse this so that it eliminates this tax issue, returns the lost revenue and adds some equality back into the job market.

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