Tax Reform

Tax Reform

SchoolsCommunitiesFirst
Event Date: 
Oct 26 2019 - 3:00pm
Event location: 

Ygnacio Valley Library

Find out how changing Proposition 13 for commercial properties could bring Contra Costa County an additional $348 million a year for public schools, libraries, health clinics and other community services. Learn more about this initiative which will appear on the November 2020 ballot.

Position

Support of a high degree of excellence in local education based on flexible blend of state and local funding, supplemented with federal funding.
Group holding signs for Schools and Communities First

Action Alerts

While big corporations have raked in record profits our schools, first responders, healthcare, and vital community services have been starved of funding.

In 2020, voters have a chance to change that.

Jean Pierce - Graduated Income Tax
News

If Illinois had a graduated rate income tax, as much as 97% of our population could pay less in taxes, while the state would raise billions of dollars in needed revenue. 

Event Date: 
Feb 21 2019 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva

Pierce will show that the economy will grow and the state will gain much-needed revenue when lower income earners pay less in taxes and the highest income earners pay more.

The LWV California campaign helped produce this video in 2015 to restore revenue to schools, public services and infrastructure repair.

PROP 13

Action Alerts

League volunteers helped to gather signatures to put this ballot measure over the top. Read about the enormous efforts that went into gathering over 800,000 signatures to qualify this measure.

Action Alerts

LWVC CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS TO SIGN PETITIONS FOR PROPOSITION TO FUND SCHOOLS

Position

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut supports the state budget as an effective policy-making tool of the state government, bonds as funding for long-term capital projects, and state funding intervention in specified programs.

Position

The League of Women Voters of the Holland Area supports the reduction of or exemption from taxes granted by the state government for municipal and township governments in the Holland area.

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