Lawmaker's Recall Sets Up Fall Gas Tax BattleCalifornia voters unseated a sitting state senator in midterm on Tuesday, denying Senate Democrats a supermajority and setting up a statewide battle this fall over a gas tax increase.
Gas Tax Critics Turn In Signatures For California InitiativeAn effort by California conservatives to repeal a recent increase in gas taxes and vehicle registration fees ramped up Monday as the supporters turned in more than 940,000 signatures to put the question before voters in November.
California Considers Placing A Mileage Tax On DriversCalifornia is moving closer to charging drivers for every mile they drive.
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.