Month: June 2024

The Day California Died

On June 20, the California Supreme Court ruled the Taxpayer Protection Act, a grassroots ballot initiative which would have given voters in the state veto power over new taxes, violated the state constitution. The initiative, for which proponents had already gathered nearly 1.5 million signatures to qualify it for the ballot, was a desperate attempt by taxpayers and businesses to get California’s state and local government spending under control…