Category Archives: Joel Fox

The split roll property tax proposal is really a pension tax

By Joel Fox, Sacramento Bee | When state Sens. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, and Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, introduce a split roll property tax to increase taxes on business property, you’ll hear arguments from advocates that the tax money is for … Continue reading

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Bill would eliminate state income taxes for public school teachers

By Joel Fox | It seems those pushing a bill to eliminate state income taxes for teachers have a large strategic hurdle to clear. Teachers through their unions frequently campaign for more taxes. How would it look if teachers are … Continue reading

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A new paid holiday for public employees?

By Joel Fox | If Assembly Member Chris Holden’s AB 542 offering another holiday to public employees becomes law it will widen the divide between public and private workers and may even aid pension reformers. AB 542 would add presidential Election … Continue reading

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