Gov. Jerry Brown uses a graphic chart to demonstrate the unpredicatability of taxes on capital gains paid by the wealthiest Californians he unveils a revised 2016-17 budget May 13, 2016. The state is heavily dependent on those taxes for its budget.
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a graphic chart to demonstrate the unpredicatability of taxes on capital gains paid by the wealthiest Californians he unveils a revised 2016-17 budget May 13, 2016. The state is heavily dependent on those taxes for its budget. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
Gov. Jerry Brown uses a graphic chart to demonstrate the unpredicatability of taxes on capital gains paid by the wealthiest Californians he unveils a revised 2016-17 budget May 13, 2016. The state is heavily dependent on those taxes for its budget. Hector Amezcua Sacramento Bee file
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