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

July 16, 2016 04:14 PM