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How California Democrats Could Change Prop 13's Property Tax Rules

There are few laws that Californians consider untouchable, and Prop 13 is one of them. That's the constitutional amendment passed more than 30 years ago that slashed property taxes.

There have always been rumblings about revising this sacred cow, but now Democrats, with gains from the November elections, may have the numbers to pull it off. They're going after a provision that appears to favor some businesses over others.

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of USC's Price School of Public Policy joins Val to talk about the prospects for change and the politics involved.

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