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Commentary: Board of Equalization, an embarrassment for decades, finally getting overhaul

Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislators are on the verge of virtually eliminating the state Board of Equalization, which has been in existence nearly 140 years. It’s about time. The five-member tax agency has been an embarrassment for decades. Four of the five members are directly elected from immense districts and the board, which collects sales […]