For Release: August 16th, 1995
For more information, call:
Nathan Newman (510) 452-1820

Prop 13 Meets the Internet:

How State And Local Government Finances Are Becoming Road Kill On The Information Superhighway"

UC Berkeley's Center for Community Economic Research (CCER) presents a report today detailing how rising Internet-based commerce is threatening the stability of state and local government finances nationwide.

Getting beyond the hype of media mergers and "cyberporn", this report, documents how "cyberspace" is undermining regional taxation and development decisions by local and state governments.

Click here to read the press release issued on August 16th, 1995.

Click here to read the executive summary.

Click here to read the full report in HTML.

Click here to read the full report in ASCII text format.