Articles Tagged With ‘tax initiatives’

Government continues to scam taxpayers

OPINION by LAURA MORDAUNT Right now in Sacramento, the men and women you sent there to protect you will be asked to vote after the Nov. 8 election to formalize the removal of road repair and maintenance money from us.... (Continue reading)

SLO County accused of using taxpayer money to push sales tax

A pair of taxpayers associations have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) alleging San Luis Obispo County and the county’s regional transportation agency illegally used taxpayer dollars to promote a sales tax initiative on the... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach marijuana tax goes on the ballot

The Grover Beach City Council has placed a marijuana tax measure on the November ballot. If two thirds of voters support the initiative, it will be San Luis Obispo County’s first municipal tax on marijuana. Grover Beach Council members gave... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors vote for sales tax initiative

Despite opposition from San Luis Obispo County supervisors Debbie Arnold and Lynn Compton, a countywide transportation tax is heading full speed ahead toward the November ballot. The proposed ballot measure calls for a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach council to consider marijuana tax and regulations

Months after tightening its medical marijuana restrictions, the Grover Beach City Council will considering lifting cannabis-related prohibitions. The council will also consider placing a marijuana tax measure on the November ballot. In January, amid a statewide rush to adopt medical... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar considering bond measure on November ballot

The Lucia Mar Unified School District is considering asking voters to pass a bond measure to pay for facility upgrades. The proposal would cost property owners between $29 and $45 per $100,000 of assessed value. [Tribune] School district officials say... (Continue reading)

SLO County Supervisors endorse sales tax hike

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors has given initial support toward placing a countywide half-cent sales tax on the November ballot. The tax initiative is intended to fund transportation projects and reduce traffic congestion. On Tuesday, the board... (Continue reading)

Measure G supporters winning SLO fundraising battle

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Supporters of Measure G, a proposed half-cent sales tax in San Luis Obispo for the next eight years, are easily winning the fundraising battle with their opponents, recently released campaign finance reports show. As of Sept. 30,... (Continue reading)