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Today On Your Call: How would California Governor Brown's tax initiative affect the state's budget?


On today’s Your Call, we'll have a conversation about the compromise measure that would increase the state sales tax and income taxes on California’s highest earners. Governor Brown and his allies must collect more than 800,000 signatures by mid-May to qualify for the November ballot. Who will benefit if this tax initiative passes and who will be left behind? Do you support it? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Mark Paul, journalist and the co-author of California Crackup: How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It

Lenny Goldberg, leading California tax expert, and executive director of the California Tax Reform Association

Web Resources:

Daniel B. Wood, Christian Science Monitor: Tax the rich ... more? Why Jerry Brown changed his plan to save California.

California Tax Reform Association

David Siders, Sacramento Bee: Jerry Brown turns to robocalls and mailers to qualify his tax initiative

Nanette Asimov, SF Chronicle: Cal State to close door on spring 2013 enrollment

Protect Our Schools and Public Safety Initiative