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  • Why we support Prop. 30

    November 1, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    There are those who say California doesn’t have seasons. But sadly, when it comes to California’s chronic budget deficit, each fiscal year brings yet another dreary forecast calling for drastic cuts to services for our state’s most vulnerable residents. Such bad fiscal weather is...

  • Jews push for Prop. 30

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 1, 2012 | 11:28 am

    With recent polls showing that support has fallen below 50 percent for Proposition  30 — Gov. Jerry Brown’s temporary tax hike initiative that would help fund education across California — Jewish organizers working on behalf of the measure are working hard to convince Californians...

  • Prop 32 – The final piece of election reform

    October 22, 2012 | 2:01 pm

    The voters of California have put in place two elements of major reform to our election process.  The first was taking the redistricting process out of the hands of special interests and career politicians.  The second was an attempt to stem the highly partisan elections by giving...

  • Shofars blasting, Bend the Arc urges yes on Prop. 30

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 17, 2012 | 5:04 pm

    Bend the Arc is urging Jewish voters in California to rally behind Proposition 30. 

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure, which will appear on the November ballot, would collect almost $6 billion in additional revenue to support education, public safety and other public services by...

  • CON PROP. 30: Is it crucial for higher education?

    October 11, 2012 | 11:18 am

    [Read the argument for Prop. 30 here]

    On Nov. 6, California taxpayers will once again be asked to bail out Sacramento. As the Orange County Register points out, years of fiscal mismanagement means these “will be the 12th, 13th and 14th times over the past decade that Californians...

  • PRO PROP. 30: Is it Crucial for Higher Education?

    October 11, 2012 | 11:11 am

    [Read the argument
    against Prop. 30 here]

    We’re worried. 

    That’s what we Jews do, of course. Often, for good reason. While we’re pleased to see California voters currently favor Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30 initiative to restore a measure of fiscal stability to the...