Category Archives: Gas Tax

California taxpayers give thanks but worry about the future

By Jon Coupal | In this season of Thanksgiving, taxpayers in California have reason to pause when asked for what they are thankful. Considering the costly plans of the newly elected Legislature and governor, taxpayers may be most grateful for … Continue reading

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Rejection of Proposition 6 doesn’t end the taxpayer revolt

By Jon Coupal | It is understandable that many California taxpayers are disappointed with the election results. The defeat of Proposition 6 means that last year’s big increases in both the car tax and the gas tax imposed on us … Continue reading

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Caltrans employees continue to campaign illegally against Prop 6 — the gas tax repeal

On Friday, Carl DeMaio detailed how Caltrans workers are still campaigning against Prop 6. The interview with DeMaio is short and is at the beginning of this podcast of John and Ken’s radio show on KFI 640: Want a free … Continue reading

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Proposition 6 is a grassroots initiative

By Jon Coupal | Proposition 6 is an initiative measure appearing on the ballot less than one month from now that would repeal the tax hike on gasoline and cars imposed by Sacramento politicians last year without a vote of … Continue reading

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An update on the campaign to repeal the gas tax (Yes on Prop 6)

On Friday, Carl DeMaio was on KFI Radio again with talk show hosts John and Ken. The discussion on Prop 6 (Repeal the Gas Tax) is about four minutes into the beginning of this audio file and lasts for about … Continue reading

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HJTA launches radio ad campaign for Yes on Prop. 6

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the most influential taxpayer advocacy group in California, launched a statewide radio ad campaign today in support of Proposition 6, the repeal of the gas and car tax increase. “This unfair tax is making it … Continue reading

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California’s cost of living is hurting the middle class – Prop 6 will help

By Jon Coupal | Perhaps the most contentious issue on the November ballot is Proposition 6, which would repeal the massive increase in both California’s gas tax and the car tax. Proposition 6 was placed on the ballot by a … Continue reading

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Rent-seeking opponents of repealing the gas tax are getting desperate

By Jon Coupal | There’s an old saying in business: Build a better a mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door. But not everyone builds their success on creating better products or providing better services. There … Continue reading

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Criminal complaint filed against Caltrans for campaigning against Prop. 6

Yesterday, the Yes on Prop. 6 campaign filed a criminal complaint against Caltrans for using tax dollars to campaign against Prop. 6. The violation was caught on video. In an email message to supporters yesterday, Yes on Prop. 6 campaign … Continue reading

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Despite law, politicians use taxpayer funds for campaigns

By Dan Walters, CALmatters | Government Code Section 8314 is unambiguous, declaring, “It is unlawful for any elected state or local officer, including any state or local appointee, employee, or consultant, to use or permit others to use public resources … Continue reading

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