Proposition 13 – America’s Second Great Tax Revolt: A Forty Year Struggle for Library Survival

California’s controversial property tax law, Proposition 13, is considered one of the most significant tax revolts in American history. Libraries, facing decreased funding, were pushed to reset priorities, rethink operations, and learn a new activism. Their struggle left many lessons from which the library community can learn.

Publication Date:

2018-12-06

Author:

  • Charles I. Guarria