We take a look at the initial declines in existing cigarette tax collections after imposition of the new taxes of Proposition 56.
We presented testimony to the Legislature's special session committees considering health care financing issues.
At a meeting of the special session Assembly committee considering Medi-Cal and developmental services funding, we were asked several questions concerning some state tax increase options.
In response to a reporting requirement in the 2014-15 budget, the State Board of Equalization (BOE) submitted a report to the Legislature. This report describes eleven options for future funding of the cigarette and tobacco licensing program.