Category Archives: Gas Tax

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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‘Repeal the Gas Tax’ organizing meeting slated for Thursday in Yorba Linda

An organizing meeting for “Yes on 6″ — the ballot measure to repeal the gas tax — will be held this Thursday evening at 6:30 pm at 4901 Main Street, Yorba Linda (click for map). For complete details, see below. … Continue reading

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Measure to repeal gas tax qualifies for November ballot

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced today that the initiative to repeal the gas tax has qualified for the November ballot. Based on a random sample count, the measure gathered more than the 585,407 signatures required of registered voters. … Continue reading

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The California gas tax and the outrageous tactics to keep it

By Jon Coupal | A few weeks ago this column addressed the issue of polling and how it can be manipulated and, even when it is not manipulated, how wrong it can be.  Still, candidates, consultants and the media do … Continue reading

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