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Pay-By-Mile Floated As Alternative To Gas Tax For California Drivers

The California Legislature is looking at a voluntary program that would eliminate the state’s gas tax, which is currently 2nd highest in the nation at 52.9 cents per gallon. Instead, drivers would be subject to a tax based on vehicle miles traveled of a VMT tax.

05/06/2014

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Bay Area Gas Prices Up By 70 Cents At Some Stations

Are you experiencing sticker shock at the pump? You may have noticed the last few times you’ve gone to fill up at Bay Area gas stations that prices have gone up by at least 70 cents per gallon.

04/15/2014

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California Gas Prices May Jump With New Emissions Law

Starting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.

03/09/2014

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Top California Democrat Proposes Fuel Tax

The state Senate leader is proposing a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to transit projects and households of a certain income level.

02/20/2014

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Californians May Pay Nation’s Highest Gas Taxes

Californians could end up paying the highest gasoline taxes in the nation when a 3.5-cents-per-gallon increase kicks in this summer.

03/01/2013

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California Gas Tax To Rise 3.5 Cents Per Gallon In July

California regulators have ordered a 3 1/2 cent gas tax hike to take effect this summer.

02/28/2013

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Fresno Man Sets Young Son’s Mother On Fire

Investigators say a California man splashed gasoline on the mother of his toddler son and set the woman on fire.

12/17/2012

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Gas Prices Dipping At Close Of Record-High Year

By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.2775 a gallon drivers were paying on Jan. 1, according to analysts. The drop is a present for those planning to hit the road during what is expected to be the busiest Christmas travel season in six years.

12/14/2012

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California Gas Prices Begin To Fall; Supplies Still Short

California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.

10/10/2012

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California Gas Prices Hit Another Record High

California gasoline prices have hit another record high but the increase was smaller than in past days and officials are hoping that the early release of a winter fuel blend will help ease the sticker shock.

10/09/2012

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