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  1. ballot initiatives
    Americans Will Vote on 120 Statewide Ballot Initiatives in This ElectionFrom criminal-justice reform to affirmative action to gig-worker protections, voters have a lot to consider beyond which candidates they prefer.
  2. california
    California Is Headed Toward a Titanic Battle Over Raising Property TaxesBillions of dollars in tax revenue at stake in the first major effort to modify California’s Prop 13, which limits property taxes.
  3. 2018 midterms
    California’s Big Election Money Spent on Ballot Initiatives, Not CandidatesWhile key congressional fights rage across the state, what many voters are seeing are ads about dialysis, ambulance services, and rent control.
  4. california
    Rich Absentee Landlords Make a Killing from California’s Prop 13Designed originally to protect middle-class homeowners, California’s Prop 13 is now benefiting rich absentee landlords who inherited their properties.
  5. California Property Tax Initiative Could Be Another Boon to GOP TurnoutA Realtor-backed ballot initiative expanding property tax loopholes for homeowners over 55 could drive turnout among Republican-leaning voters.
  6. At Tax Time, Trump Claims His Florida Golf Course Is a DumpTrump claims huge valuations of his properties when he wants people to think he’s wealthy. At tax time, he changes his tune.
  7. Blue-State Republican Revolt Over Tax Bill Could Come Back to Haunt GOPThe House tax bill passed easily, but Republicans from three high-tax states voting no could cause problems down the road.
  8. New Jersey Election Preview: Dems Quietly on the Road to a Unified GovernmentThe intense unpopularity of both Chris Christie and Donald Trump in New Jersey made a Democratic victory this year inevitable.
  9. Trump Keeps Collecting Middle-Class Tax BreakTrump’s latest New York City property-tax bill shows that he (once again) claimed a tax break aimed at the city’s upper middle class.
  10. early and often
    It Looks Like the Rules of Rent Control Are About to ChangeRent-control advocates could have their first win in decades, but landlords might win even bigger.