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Gov. Jerry Brown gets wide array of support for tax-hike initiative
The Mercury News

Early contributions to Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax-hike initiative show a wide span of interests are beginning to line up behind it. In the past two weeks, two business groups — the Occidental Petroleum Corporation and the American Beverage Association — pitched in $250,000 apiece to his ballot committee, Californians to Protect Schools, Universities and Public Safety.