Posted: Oct 31, 2012 3:10 PM by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's governor is warning of painful cuts in Sacramento unless voters approve his $6 billion-a-year tax increase.
Gov. Jerry Brown was pleading his case in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with time running out and his odds growing longer.
Recent polling has found Proposition 30 in danger of failing in Tuesday's election.
Brown's signature proposal would boost the sales tax a quarter cent for four years, while raising income taxes for seven years on residents earning more than $250,000 annually.
The Democratic governor has a tough sell. He's asking voters to raise their own taxes and send the money to widely unpopular Sacramento, at a time of double-digit unemployment.
Brown says the state needs to invest in its future - especially schools.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties