Author Archive for Dick.Thomson

NO on Prop 39

VCTA recommends a no vote on prop 39. There may be a good argument to revise the current tax formula for corporations doing business in California. But if that new formula resulted in increased revenue then (a) the additional revenue should…

NO on Prop 38

VCTA recommends NO on Prop 38. This measure has all the negatives of prop 30 with all the disadvantages of ballot box budgeting (it never works). This is a bad idea dressed up in good intentions. California may need more…

NO on Prop 30

VCTA strongly opposes Prop 30. Higher taxes are not the answer to California’s financial difficulty. Voters are urged to VOTE NO on 30 for the following reasons: – The Governor and the Legislature are not serious about reigning in spending.…