Central Valley Taxpayers
Fighting for Lower Taxes for Our Valley
The Central Valley Taxpayers Association supports ethical and accountable leadership for our communities, lower taxes, better water management and smarter regulations.
The Central Valley Taxpayers Association supports policies that empower people to innovate and take risks without excessive tax or regulatory burdens. We recognize that our region’s agricultural heritage was built on a spirit of hard work and individual initiative that forms the foundation of our past as well as our future.
California gas prices are among the highest in the nation while our roads are among the worst. This state of affairs highlights Sacramento’s failure to properly prioritize its spending; its continual raids on funds intended for infrastructure; and its neglect of the condition our highways in favor of a high-speed train to nowhere, bike trails and electric car subsidies.
California has repeatedly been named the nation’s worst state to do business by CEO Magazine. High taxes and overly burdensome regulations have resulted in an exodus of businesses, entrepreneurs and jobs from the state. Sacramento’s failed political leadership has dramatically harmed real economy industries such as manufacturing, transportation, resource extraction, forestry, and agriculture.
Without the passage of Prop. 13 in 1978, many Californians would have been taxed out of their homes. Prop. 13 protects taxpayers from unpredictable property tax increases that before Prop. 13 could skyrocket as a result of the whims of local politicians or market fluctuations. Now, some far-left tax proponents are trying to dismantle Prop. 13, especially for businesses.
California needs to better manage its water reserves. There are not enough dams to store the water needed for California’s current population. Farmers are essential to American life because they grow the food that nourishes us. Sacramento has failed us by siding with environmentalists who would rather save some fish than millions of Californians.
Californians are facing the most severe drought conditions since 1977. Some communities in the Central Valley lack access to even basic necessities like clean drinking
Salvador Parra, the manager of Burford Ranch in California’s Central Valley agricultural breadbasket, is worried about the lack of water. California’s worst drought since 1977
With 100 percent of the precincts reporting by early Wednesday morning, Harder had 29,683 votes to Howze’s 27,987 in a race among six candidates. Republican
Gov. Gavin Newsom is coming under fire for an executive order he signed that redirects voter-approved gas taxes initially designed to expand transportation and infrastructure
SAN FRANCISCO — The state’s largest agricultural organization will oppose a proposed “split-roll” ballot measure that would increase commercial property taxes, saying it will cost