California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The Wealthy
State lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.
The finishing touches are being put on a plan to give Bay Area residents rebates on their water bills.
Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.
Homeowners in San Mateo County who make their homes more energy efficient will soon be eligible for up to $8,000 in rebates.
The rebates available to Californians who buy hybrid or all-electric vehicles will be smaller, but state officials hope the latest incarnation of the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project will reach more motorists.
More then 266,000 San Francisco and San Mateo residents received a $25 pre-paid debit card from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for conserving gas this past December, but some customers are still confused on whether the debit card includes extra fees.
It has been months since the cash for appliances rebate program ended, and many Californians are still waiting for their checks from the state.
San Francisco and San Mateo residents who received a $25 prepaid debit card as reward from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. don’t have to worry about any fees associated with the promotion, despite what they may find in the small print.