California Gov. Pete Wilson waves to supporters in Maine during his presidential campaign in 1996. Wilson and lawmakers approved extending a state sales tax to newspapers in 1991. A new interpretation of the tax is expected to save the industry a lot of money.
California Gov. Pete Wilson waves to supporters in Maine during his presidential campaign in 1996. Wilson and lawmakers approved extending a state sales tax to newspapers in 1991. A new interpretation of the tax is expected to save the industry a lot of money. Robert F. Bukaty Associated Press file
California Gov. Pete Wilson waves to supporters in Maine during his presidential campaign in 1996. Wilson and lawmakers approved extending a state sales tax to newspapers in 1991. A new interpretation of the tax is expected to save the industry a lot of money. Robert F. Bukaty Associated Press file
Capitol Alert

Capitol Alert

The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

After 25 years of taxation, California newspapers on verge of tax break

July 16, 2016 04:14 PM

Comments

More Videos

  • Sexual harassment cases at the California Capitol

    Two lawmakers have resigned and one is on leave at the California Capitol over allegations of improper conduct toward women at the California Capitol. At least one other is under investigation, while the Legislature decides whether to change to internal rules and state laws. Here's a rundown.