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The Strong Towns movement includes thousands of Strong Citizens across the globe, humbly observing low-lift opportunities to boost the financial resiliency of their unique communities. That's why we created the Strong Towns Community: the global platform of Strong Towns advocates sharing resources, such as success stories and tools, to turn those observations into community-boosting action. 

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California Proposition 15

I live in California, and I have a question regarding Proposition 15, which is on our ballot on the November 3 election. This proposition would alter the well-known Proposition 13, which was passed 1978. I used to think that Proposition 13 was a good thing. But then I read this article from Strong Towns: https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/7/20/mapping-the-effects-of-californias-prop-13. Now I am questioning whether or not it was good for California because such a drastic freeze on taxes greatly decreased the inflow of funds into the State of California's budget. Also, it caused new homeowners to bear the brunt of property taxes.

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