Hike Gas Prices for Road Repairs

from San Diego Union Tribune (1/09/2015):

Bob Rauch on the EconoMeter panel as they consider governor’s infrastructure funding options.

Hike taxes for road repairs?

 Bob Rauch: NO

“California is consistently ranked as one of the worst states for taxes including having some of the highest income tax rates in the country. It is time that we realize that raising taxes is not a good solution for all cash shortfalls. A better way to balance the budget is to cut wasteful spending, a byproduct of big government. While Gov. Brown is doing a commendable job in this area, if California was run like a successful business, we might be surprised to see how quickly money appears.”

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