LOS ANGELES -- Gov. Pete Wilson of California this week vetoed a bill that would have allowed school districts, with simple-majority voter approval, to levy parcel taxes for general operating expenses.

In his veto message, Wilson said he feared that Senate Bill 1 "falls short in key constitutional tests" affecting such a tax.

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