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A tax hike to fund a major expansion of the Metro system is leading ...

www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-metro-sales-tax-20161108-story.html

Nov 9, 2016 ... Los Angeles County voters on Tuesday will decide the fate of Measure M, the most ambitious transit expansion measure in L.A.'s modern history. ... A Gold Line train heads toward the $891-million Foothill Extension funded through ... A half- cent sales tax increase that would fund the most ambitious transit ...

Sales tax hike proposed to pay for Los Angeles street repairs

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Mar 18, 2014 ... LA Daily News ... Would raise Los Angeles sales tax to 9.5% ... If approved by voters, the tax would raise about $4.5 billion to help fix the city's ... billion to fix the streets and roughly $640 million to repair sidewalks. ... the tax hike, with mayoral spokesman Yusef Robb saying the mayor will study the proposa...

LA to consider sales tax to fix failing streets, sidewalks - KPCC

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Mar 18, 2014 ... The tax, which would be in effect for 15 years, would raise $3.86 billion for failing streets and another $640 million for damaged sidewalks. ... If the proposed tax hike is placed on the November ballot, it will take a two-thirds ... The City of L.A.'s current nine percent sales tax is higher than in New York City ...

Proposition LA-A Neighborhood Public Safety and City Services

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Mar 5, 2013 ... If this measure is adopted, the total sales tax rate will increase to 9.50%, and the ... The estimated General Fund revenue will be approximately $211 million annually, of which ... This tax will not solve the city's budget problems. ... This sales tax. hike is bad for LA, bad for hard working Angelenos, bad for ...

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Ventura County sees a sales tax hike as a fix for transportation ...

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Sep 15, 2015 ... "It's desperately needed," said Keith Millhouse, a Moorpark city councilman ... Metrolink will improve four rail crossings in Moorpark, Simi Valley ... Kettle says Ventura County still needs $300 million to $400 million to build both ... Part of the problem is that Ventura cannot get as much in matching st...

Can LA Survive a 10% Sales Tax! - CityWatch

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Jul 25, 2016 ... If this measure is approved, it will increase Metro's tax revenue over the next ... a permanent half cent increase in our sales tax to finance City services. ... new tax that will cost County taxpayers an estimated $850 million next year. ... schemes to raise taxes so they can throw money at problems rather than ...

Jack Humphreville Fights Lone-Wolf Campaign Against City Hall ...

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Mar 1, 2013 ... Read L.A. Weekly's news story on Proposition A: "L.A. Sales Tax Hike: Will $211 Million Increase Fix City's Problems?" While nearly all of L.A.'s.