Jerry Brown hails compromise tax proposal

From LA Times:

Gov. Jerry Brown championed an apparent deal with liberal Democrats over dueling tax initiatives as “a winning strategy” Wednesday, while a top Democrat formally outlined the proposal for reporters.

The eleventh-hour deal was reached in hopes of avoiding a showdown between Brown and a coalition of liberal groups led by the California Federation of Teachers that the governor feared could doom his tax-hike proposal this fall.

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