Sound And Fury Over Taxes Howard Jarvis and the voters send a message: "We're mad as hell!"

June 1978
Time;6/19/1978, Vol. 111 Issue 25, p12
The article reports on the significance of the victory of the Proposition 13 at the referendum in California to complaints against increasing taxes in the country. It mentions that 4.2 million voters supported the Proposition 13, which aims to reduce the state's property taxes by 57%. It states that the voters also mandated that any local tax could only increase up to 2% a year. It points out that by supporting the measure, voters have ignored its possible impact on various public services including education and library services in the state.


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