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Budget and Governance

 

Our Overview of the Governor's 2017-18 Budget Proposal

 

Campaign contributions

Campaign contributions from individuals or organizations are an important factor in election to public office and the passage of propositions.  We believe that:

  • information on campaign contributions should be gathered, and full disclosure of them made to the public, prior to elections.
  • the total amount spent in election campaigns should be limited.
  • campaigns should be financed from public funds.

Taxation and Budgeting

FCLCA favors a taxation policy that encourages an equitable tax burden and progressive taxes. We support measures to

  • change the 2/3rds vote that is needed to approve the annual budget or to raise taxes to a majority vote;
  • reduce the ability of propositions to mandate spending from the general fund without allocating or creating specific sources of revenue;
  • progressively tax all income

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