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  • Closing Prop. 13 loopholes

    We should all be pleased that at least one Proposition 13 loophole — one that allows commercial property owners to avoid paying higher taxes — may soon be closed. ("Two Assembly Democrats announce plan to close Proposition 13 loophole," May 13)
  • Newton: Why should Prop. 13 be sacrosanct?

    Newton: Why should Prop. 13 be sacrosanct?
    Two weeks ago, I wrote about a lawsuit working its way through the state courts that poses a novel and fundamental challenge to Proposition 13, the tax initiative approved by California voters in 1978. According to the lawsuit, brought by former UCLA...

    Vote 'NO,' except on Amendments 4 and 11

    Vote 'NO,' except on Amendments 4 and 11
    The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board has reviewed the 11 constitutional amendments proposed by the Florida Legislature as the first in a series of editorial endorsements. The following involves recommendations on Amendments 1 through 5: Vote NO on...

    South Florida agency that leads Everglades restoration lays off 134 people, including scientists

    South Florida agency that leads Everglades restoration lays off 134 people, including scientists
    The South Florida Water Management District Wednesday completed nearly a week of layoffs that included 134 people at one of the region’s biggest employers. State-required budget reductions prompted the West Palm Beach-based district to cut 286 jobs...

    Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners

    Rawlings-Blake to propose 9% property tax cut for homeowners
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will unveil plans Wednesday to direct nearly all of the revenue from Baltimore's long-delayed slots casino to reducing property taxes for city residents who own their homes, a spokesman said. Rawlings-Blake, who faces...