Tag Archives: State Senate


NBC Los Angeles – Bill Aims to Tackle California’s Teacher Shortage

NBC Los Angeles highlight Senate Bill 807, which is being called the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, would exempt teachers from paying state taxes after five years in the classroom, in order to maintain teacers within the state.

Fox 40: Sacramento- California Bill Would Exempt Veteran Teachers from Paying State Income Tax

Fox 40 Sacramento details how the Invest in Teachers Act would help to mitigate 43 current teacher vacancies in the Sac City Unified School district by exempting veteran teachers in California from paying income tax.

Cal Coast News – Bill calls for eliminating state income tax for California teachers

Cal Coast News Online reports that, in response to a statewide teacher shortage, a pair of California senators have introduced a bill that would exempt educators from paying state income tax after five years on the job.

Concord Register – California Teachers Income Tax Bill Aims to Attract Educators

The Concord Register Highlights how California could become the first state in the U.S. to eliminate income tax for teachers as a way to attract and retain more people in the education profession; the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act as a remedy for California’s teacher shortage crisis.

CBS Bay Area – California Considers Exempting Teachers From State Income Tax

CBS Bay Area reports how, In an effort to attract more people to teaching and keep educators in the profession, a California State Senate proposal would make teachers exempt from the state income tax.

KCAL 9 CBS Los Angeles – No Income Tax For Teachers? California Bill Aimed At Keeping Educators In Classroom

KCAL announces that a Los Angeles state lawmaker has introduced a bill to exempt teachers from paying state income tax after five years in the classroom. Under Senate Bill 807, teachers and other educators would also be allowed a tax deduction for the cost of obtaining a teaching credential.