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2009-08-11 15:42:00

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Legality of Utility User Tax (Measure U) - INTERVIEW WITH ATTORNEY AVAILABLE - LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit (Case #BC419572) was filed today in Los Angeles County Superior Court challenging the enactment on Nov.

2008-08-17 12:00:20

UNLESS you have been living under a rock, you've heard about a possible MTA proposal to raise the sales tax in the county a half cent to pay for roads, trains and buses. But residents of San Dimas and Claremont face hikes in their daily expenses that go well beyond that.

2005-11-09 02:03:43

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California voters appeared to reject a ballot measure that would limit state spending and allow Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to cut spending when revenues fall below forecast, according to early election results on Tuesday.

2005-07-11 15:33:19

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. housing boom is swelling tax revenues, but for many municipal officials it is creating new headaches: higher spending on infrastructure, growing demand for property tax relief and worries about a real estate slowdown.


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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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