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Voter Distrust Will Be Hurdle For Brown Tax Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown is pleading with Californians to raise their taxes as part of his solution for solving the state’s budget deficit, but it’s uncertain whether voters will be in an accepting mood come November.


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Brown Warns Of Drastic Cuts If Taxes Aren’t Approved

Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he is working to win support from business and labor leaders for his plan to ask voters to raise income taxes on high-income earners and increase the state sales tax, despite competing initiatives from liberal groups that say his plan hits working people too hard.