Political Divide Over California Gas Tax HikeWhile some politicians applauded the enacting of a new gas tax in California and the money it will bring for road and transit repairs, others are already preparing a repeal effort.
California Gas Tax Means Caltrans Is Looking To Hire 1,000 New WorkersCaltrans isn't waiting for the gas tax hike in November, they are getting ready to get to work on California's roads.
State Lawmaker Faces Threat of Recall Over Gas Tax VoteState senator Josh Newman, from Orange County, voted for the new gas tax and now voters might throw him out of office.
Gov. Brown Signs $5 Billion Per Year Tax Hike To Fix Roads California drivers will see their gas prices rise in November and will pay more to register their vehicles come January.
Report: Gas Tax Not Enough To Maintain California Roads Long-TermA report released Monday by a San Francisco nonprofit says that while new state legislation provides billions for California’s roads, the money won’t be enough to maintain the state’s roads long term.
Gas Tax Hike Shows Gov. Brown As Political Master PersuaderGov. Jerry Brown employed all the tricks he's accumulated over a lifetime in politics to pass one of the largest state tax increases in recent memory.
Governor Brown Pushes For New Bill To Fix RoadsAs California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday pushed for his new bill that would raise gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to fix the state's broken roads, some Bay Area lawmakers were asking why they should rush to pass it.
California Seeks To Replace Gas Tax With Pay-By-The-Mile PlanCalifornia drivers may soon be paying for use of state roads in a pay-by-the-mile program that would replace the state’s gas tax, which is used to fund highway and transportation programs.
North Bay Lawmaker Says Gov. Brown's Highway Funding Plan Will Be A Tough Sell In LegislatureGov. Jerry Brown's multi-billion dollar plan to fix the state's rundown roads could run into some speed bumps this week in the California legislature.
CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In DecadesCalifornia lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.
Falling Gas Tax Revenue Has California Lawmakers Considering Mileage Tax PlanFalling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.
California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of 'Hidden Gas Tax'California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.