Monday, March 7, 2011

Who is opposed to Measure O, a proposal to create a tax on oil extraction in Los Angeles?

Jessica Levinson is quoted in this article which appears on

But that's a typical argument to be made about any tax, and it isn't always true, said Jessica Levinson..."Cities are looking to get revenue wherever they can," Levinson said. "It's always going to be a balancing act with taxes that target a certain business — you want to get as much revenue as you can, but not so much they stop hiring."..."It's easier for voters to stay with the status quo than it is to change," Levinson said.

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