Gas Tax

Bay Area Traffic
Dan Mitchinson
January 21, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The widespread adoption of electric cars in California is reducing gas tax revenue by millions of dollars a year. That's money that would have been used for road repairs.
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Bob Butler
June 20, 2019 - 8:59 am
California drivers will be paying another nickel in gas tax starting July 1st to pay for transportation improvements statewide. Drivers told KCBS Radio that they're not happy about it, as prices at the pump are already the highest in the country, yet the roads are still subpar. The tax increase of...
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Mike Colgan
January 30, 2019 - 8:27 am
A group of Democratic state lawmakers are calling for an investigation into why California drivers have been inexplicably paying an extra 20 cents or more per gallon of gasoline for years.
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Dreamstime
Margie Shafer
October 29, 2018 - 3:19 pm
Roughly $5 billion in road repair projects would be abandoned if voters approve Proposition 6 on Election Day, because it would repeal the tax of 12 centers per gallon that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law last year.
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Woman hand swiping credit card at gas pump station
Matt Bigler
March 19, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Time is running out for supporters of a gas-tax repeal to get a measure on the November ballot. As KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports the 12-cent-per-gallon tax increase went into effect late last year...
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