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Sac Bee Editorial: Prop. 19 closes a tax loophole, helps fund firefighters. That’s a win for California

Published on November 2nd 2020

Sacramento Bee | Editorial Board, October 30, 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 reasons to vote yes. The property tax reform measure would allow seniors looking to move closer to children and grandchildren to […]

Opinion: Yes on Proposition 19

Published on November 2nd 2020

Santa Barbara Independent | By Supervisor Das Williams, October 30, 2020 Whenever I compare notes with supervisors in other counties we commiserate on the constant barrage of new disasters to contend with. Climate change has caused wildfires to hit new records — in size and destruction, which our governor said were the likes of which […]

Marin Voice: Proposition 19 helps Marin firefighters prepare for the next emergency

Published on October 29th 2020

Marin Independent Journal | By John Bagala, October 29, 2020 For the last few years, residents of California have had to deal with a constant onslaught of emergencies. Our frontline personnel have been working tirelessly trying to mitigate these disasters, and the job has become much more difficult; major wildfires in urban and rural communities, […]

Support Prop 19 Because The Pandemic has Worsened the Financial Situations of Millions of Families

Published on October 27th 2020

Observer News | By Salena Pryor, October 27, 2020 The pandemic has worsened the financial situations of millions of families- especially in the Black community – in California and the attempts at the federal, state, and local level to provide resources and assistance have been staggered due to shrinking budgets and the unprecedented nature of […]

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 […]

Paid for by Yes on 19 Coalition of Firefighters, Realtors, Seniors, Disabled Homeowners, and Wildfire Victims. Committee major funding from California Association of Realtors, California Democratic Party, and California Professional Firefighters.