Push for drinking water tax dies in the Legislature — for now

UPDATE on Thursday’s call to action to stop a new tax on water, SB 845.

According to a story in the Sacramento Bee by reporter Taryn Luna, the tax died in the Legislature yesterday.

But it will be back. “I do want to assure you that our fight is not over,” said state Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel).

Water TaxAn interesting explanatory paragraph in the article:

State lawmakers are hesitant to support any new tax increase after Republicans successfully recalled Sen. Josh Newman in June, linking the Fullerton Democrat to the $52 billion gas tax to fund road repairs from 2017.

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