(Sacramento Bee) Proposition 13 may be the third rail of California politics, but state voters appear to have some appetite for making changes to the tax-limiting measure, according to a new Field Poll.
About half of California voters – 49 percent – generally support changing some parts of the law, while 69 percent of voters support indirectly increasing taxes on businesses by making it harder for commercial properties to avoid reassessments, according to the poll.
"That's always been a contentious issue as to whether Prop. 13 is sacrosanct, the third rail of politics and so on," said Mark DiCamillo, director of the poll. "You know, half of voters are willing to give proposals (to alter it) a look."
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