Thursday, April 09, 2009

THE BUZZ: Foes of Props. 1D and 1E on the May 19 ballot are joining forces to thwart the two measures.

This story is taken from Sacbee / Capitol and California / State Politics

Published Thursday, Apr. 09, 2009

  • Prop. 1D would divert tobacco tax money from early childhood programs to the state's general fund.
  • Prop. 1E would siphon revenues from a surcharge on wealthy taxpayers used for mental health programs and put it in the general fund.

"Campaigning together makes perfect sense," said No on 1E's Rusty Selix. Make that "perfect cents." Combining efforts can cut costs and make more efficient use of campaign contributions.

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