Starting Today, Gas Tax Takes Another Big Bite at the Pump

SACRAMENTO — California's nation-leading gas prices are set to climb even higher Monday, when the state gas tax increases another 5.6 cents a gallon. The total tax on gas reaches 47.3 cents a gallon Monday, and will continue to increase indefinitely startin...
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California Ballot Initiative Seeks to End High-Speed Rail

SACRAMENTO — Opponents of the California gas tax increase passed by state legislators last year on Tuesday proposed a new ballot measure for 2020 to provide money for road repairs and eliminate the state's $77 billion high-speed rail project. The 2020 initi...
Portrait of California gubernatorial candidate John Cox

Cox in Fresno: Champions Water, Backs Gas Tax Repeal

John Cox blames regulations for hurting California’s efforts to build homes and roads, and store water. During a stop in the Fresno area Wednesday (July 18), the Republican gubernatorial candidate promised that things would change if he is elected in Novemb...