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Editorial | Vote yes on Prop. 19 property tax break

Published on October 23rd 2020

Santa Cruz Sentinel | Editorial Board, October 23, 2020 Proposition 19 on the Nov. 3 ballot is another do-over measure and another one that monkeys with property taxes. Two years ago, voters rejected a similar proposition that would have given older California homeowners a major property tax break when they bought a new home. But […]

Opinion: Prop. 19 promotes tax fairness and new revenue for fire and emergency services

Published on October 21st 2020

San Francisco Chronicle | Rudy Gonzalez, October 21, 2020 California has veered into a situation we have never dealt with before as we face a series of hardships: COVID-19, an unprecedented recession and record-breaking wildfires burning up and down the state. No one has been untouched by the effects of the devastating wildfires. We woke […]

The Post Recommends Yes on Prop 19

Published on October 17th 2020

Palo Alto Daily Post | Editorial Board, October 17, 2020 Prop. 19 — Yes. This would allow homeowners who are over 55, severely disabled or whose property has been damaged by a wildfire or other disaster to keep their lower property tax assessment if they buy a home anywhere else in the state. This will free […]

San Mateo Daily Journal Endorses Proposition 19

Published on October 15th 2020

San Mateo Daily Journal | Editorial Board, October 14, 2020 Proposition 19: Permits homeowners over 55, or who are disabled or victims of a wildfire, to transfer their property tax value to a replacement residence elsewhere in the state. This would enable people in high cost areas to move more easily, opening up room for […]

OPINION: Prop. 19 will raise needed tax revenue

Published on October 15th 2020

LA Daily News | LA City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, October 14, 2020 Facing a projected shortfall of $400 million in this year’s budget, the impacts will continue to be severe for many Angelenos. Our city, and cities and counties across California continue to grapple with the effects to workforce and funding for programs that many […]

The Modesto Bee: Prop. 19 closes tax loophole to help the rest of California

Published on October 14th 2020

The Modesto Bee | Modesto Bee Editorial Board, October 14, 2020 Proposition 19 would be good for seniors who want to downsize, for local government coffers ravaged by COVID-19 and for anyone worried about wildfires. That’s plenty of reason to vote yes. The property tax reform measure would allow seniors looking to move closer to […]

The San Luis Obispo Tribune Endorses Proposition 19

Published on October 14th 2020

The San Luis Obispo Tribune | SLO Tribune Editorial Board, October 14, 2020 PROPOSITION 19This would expand the tax break for older homeowners, people who are disabled and victims of a natural disaster by allowing them to sell a home and buy a new one without seeing their property taxes take a big leap. They […]

The Fresno Bee Endorses Proposition 19

Published on October 14th 2020

The Fresno Bee | Editorial Board , October 14, 2020 The Fresno Bee Editorial Board recommends the following candidates and choices for local measures and California state propositions. This list will be updated as editorials are published. Recommendations, like editorials, represent the collective opinion of The Bee’s Editorial Board. The Bee’s opinion section operates independently […]

Los Angeles Sentinel 2020 Endorsement Slate: Yes on Proposition 19

Published on October 13th 2020

Los Angeles Sentinel | By Sentinel Staff

The Daily Post Recommends Yes on Proposition 19

Published on October 13th 2020

The Daily Post | October 12, 2020 Fairness for seniors Prop. 19 — Yes. This would allow homeowners who are over 55, severely disabled or whose property has been damaged by a wildfire or other disaster to keep their lower property tax assessment if they buy a home anywhere else in the state. This will free […]

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