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Consumer Advocate Focuses His Energies On Revamping Prop. 13

by Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times

[Longtime activist Lenny Goldberg] wants a “full-on, air-it-all-out discussion in the Legislature” about changing Proposition 13. “If you have a serious discussion of the issue, the whole thing breaks down and people say this is an absurd system,” he said. His fellow travelers — labor groups and grassroots organizations in Los Angeles and the Bay Area — have a more concrete mission: to put Proposition 13 changes on the ballot in 2016 or 2018. Goldberg, who is involved in those efforts, is hesitant to promise a date but said the groundwork — research, organizing, polling — is being laid. Read More ›