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The Sacramento Bee
California’s tax system is in need of reformoffice overhauling the tax system. That would be fitting; he was, after all, go
California’s tax system is in need of reform
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 hours ago
office overhauling the tax system. That would be fitting; he was, after all, governor when Proposition 13 became law. Sen. Bob Hertzberg, a Los Angeles Democrat, also is looking to improve the tax system, as is Controller Betty Yee, to their... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown hopes to leave on high note, but fears downturnof the revenue shortfall Brown says a mild recession would cause – a conundrum
Jerry Brown hopes to leave on high note, but fears downturn
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
of the revenue shortfall Brown says a mild recession would cause – a conundrum that the Moody’s analysis cites. As Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, who’s been seeking traction for tax reform, so far unsuccessfully, observed after Brown’s budget... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Rounduplegislative decision-making. Those who voted for easing ethics rules included
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 days ago
legislative decision-making. Those who voted for easing ethics rules included Southern California Democrats Ed Hernandez, Bob Hertzberg, Ricardo Lara, Connie Leyva, Tony Mendoza, Holly Mitchell and Fran Pavley, and Republicans Pat Bates and Jean... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
An elusive search for simplicity in taxestheir cases anew to superior courts. That’s the topic of airline industry-backe
An elusive search for simplicity in taxes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
their cases anew to superior courts. That’s the topic of airline industry-backed legislation, Senate Bill 1329, by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, a San Fernando Valley Democrat. Assessors oppose Hertzberg’s measure, believing that if airlines gain the... Read more
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The Mercury News
California budget: Slight slump leads Gov. Jerry Brown to shrink spending planto be fallowed because of a lack of water. The budget volatility Brown spent m
California budget: Slight slump leads Gov. Jerry Brown to shrink spending plan
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
to be fallowed because of a lack of water. The budget volatility Brown spent much of his news conference decrying led Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to renew his calls for broad tax reform. Said Hertzberg: "We need a stable, growing tax base, not... Read more
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The Mercury News
Airline tax break would be dangerous for countiesalone was $7.9 billion, generating property tax of more than $90 million. This
Airline tax break would be dangerous for counties
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
alone was $7.9 billion, generating property tax of more than $90 million. This bill is part of a sustained drive by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, to help airlines reduce their tax bills. Low fuel costs are making airlines enormously profitable,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hertzberg bill needed to stop thefts of public bond fundsoften, government doesn't notice the barn door's open until the horse runs off.
Hertzberg bill needed to stop thefts of public bond funds
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
often, government doesn't notice the barn door's open until the horse runs off. That's what prompted legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to improve oversight of state and local government debt. In this case, the horse got away with $3.9 million in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Public bond funds need tighter controlsthe barn door’s open until the horse runs off. That’s exactly the sort of disap
Public bond funds need tighter controls
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
the barn door’s open until the horse runs off. That’s exactly the sort of disappearance that prompted legislation by Sen. Bob Hertzberg to improve oversight of state and local government debt. Clarke Howatt, former finance director for the... Read more

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