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California’s ‘secret’ 50-cent gas tax hike coming in the next two years

In September, the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the state’s primary environmental regulator, reported gas prices will rise next year by about 50 cents a gallon and every year thereafter to aid in clean air efforts. The price increase does not include the existing gas tax in the state.

The California Budget Bust Arrives

The state’s progressive tax code strikes again. New deficit: $68 billion.

Democrats don’t prepare for droughts because they assume they can always raise taxes on the wealthy when revenues dry up. That will be harder this time because so many of the wealthy have left the state.