Articles Tagged With ‘gas tax’

Congressional Republicans urge Newsom to suspend California gas tax hike

By JOSH FRIEDMAN House Republicans from California are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend the state’s annual gas tax increase as Golden State residents grapple with the highest gas prices in the country. [Gazette] All 11 House Republicans from California... (Continue reading)

Opposing sides battle over language of California gas tax repeal

Proponents of Proposition 6, the initiative to repeal California’s gas tax, are sending out mailers to voters who they have dubbed ballot “corrections” in response to alleged misleading wording of the measure that could dampen support for it. Meanwhile, opponents... (Continue reading)

Democratic congressional candidates stand against California gas tax

With California’s gas tax becoming a hot issue in congressional races and constituencies in swing districts appearing to support a repeal, certain Democratic candidates for the House of Representatives are taking stands against the fuel tax. [Cal Coast Times] Three... (Continue reading)

SLO County coalition rallies against state gas tax

A coalition of conservative-leaning San Luis Obispo County groups rallied in downtown SLO on Monday against the state of California’s new gas tax law. The rally held outside the county courthouse launched a local effort within a statewide signature drive... (Continue reading)

California voters oppose gas tax hike

California voters are overwhelming opposed to the gas tax hike that is set to take effect later this year, according a poll released by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS). The results of the poll indicate 58 percent... (Continue reading)

Lawmaker files initiative to repeal California gas tax

California voters may have a say on the gas tax increase that Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law. Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) filed an initiative on Friday that calls for the repeal of SB 1, the gas tax... (Continue reading)

California gas tax hike takes effect

Californians will pay an extra 3.5 cents per gallon of gas beginning Monday. [Mercury News] The 3.5-cent gas tax increase gives California the highest gas tax in the nation at nearly 72 cents per gallon. Drivers who travel 15,000 miles... (Continue reading)

California passes gas tax hike

The California excise tax on gasoline will increase 3.5 cents on July 1 to 39.5 cents per gallon. [SF Gate] On Thursday, the California Board of Equalization voted 3-2 in favor of the tax hike, which will add about 52... (Continue reading)