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Prop Zero Links: Friday, July 9



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    LUXEMBOURG - MAY 29: Diesel and petrol pump nozzles at a fuel station forecourt on May 29, 2008 in Luxembourg city. Customers are driving up to 100 km from neighbouring countries Belgium, France and Germany to fill up their vehicles with fuel, which is much cheaper in Luxembourg due to lower taxes. (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)

    Fixing the System: Sixty-five percent of voters surveyed in a Field Poll say they want majority vote on the budget. [Sacramento Bee]

    A Study With Teeth: More than 20 percent of California children have never visited a dentist. The study also looks at racial and ethnic disparities. [California Watch]

    More Than Just a Rock: We learned last month of legislation that would remove serpentine as the state rock. But there's more to that legislation that just a bunch of symbolism. [Sacramento Bee]

    Let's Do the Math on Gas Tax: The OC Register looks at the "gas tax swap." It's why you don't see prices plummet, even when there's a significant drop in the gas tax. [OC Register]

    Field Poll on the Props:
    The poll looks at four of the major propositions on the November ballot. [Calitics]