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(PR) HJTA to host workshop on Prop. 13 at CRP convention

Los Angeles — As Sacramento's special interests continue to urge tax increases, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is preparing to hold a workshop at the upcoming California Republican Party Convention in Los Angeles.  Read more >>

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(PR): Jarvis Asks Supreme Court To Block Sale Of High Speed Rail Bonds

Sacramento — Today (9) the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) has petitioned the California Supreme Court to review the high speed rail bond validation case.  Read more >>

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(PR) HJTA Launches New Initiatives Guide

Sacramento --- The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has launched a new website giving California taxpayers objective information on the initiatives that will appear on the November 4 ballots.  Read more >>

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(PR) HJTA Asks Court to Reconsider Adverse High Speed Rail Bond Ruling

Sacramento — Today the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, one of the defendants in litigation brought by the State to validate the sale of $8.6 billion in bonds for California’s troubled high speed rail project, filed pleadings asking the Court of Appeal to reconsider its ruling, issued July 31, approving the bond sale.  Read more >>

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(PR) HJTA Files Class Action Against Pasadena Over Unfair Water Rates

The City of Pasadena has been served with a class action lawsuit filed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on behalf of nonresident water customers, challenging the rates the City charges them for water.

Pasadena Water and Power, a department of the City, provides water to residents of Pasadena, but also serves territory outside the City. It maintains two rate classes; one for city residents and another for nonresidents. Nonresidents pay 25% more for their water.  Read more >>

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