Fresno Bee Editorial: It’s Not a Tax, It’s Opportunity

April 24, 2017

April 7, 2017 By The Editorial Board Many people won’t see the votes cast by Republican Senator Anthony Cannella and Democratic Assemblyman Adam Gray to raise the state tax gas 12 cents as visionary. Those people suffer from one of two misfortunes: they don’t live around here, or they’re shortsighted. Gray and Cannella grasped an
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San Francisco Chronicle Editorial: Jerry Brown’s Road Win

April 24, 2017

April 7, 2017 By The Editorial Board The behemoth transportation funding bill passed by the Legislature this week conforms to the poet John Godfrey Saxe’s famous aphorism about laws and sausages — that both “cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made.” The last leg of the plan’s journey through
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Fox & Hounds Opinion Editorial: It’s Time to Fix Our Roads

April 6, 2017

April 5, 2017 By Gary Toebben Last week during ACCESS Sacramento, the Chamber was proud to stand with other business leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon and Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon at a press conference unveiling the outline of a long-sought transportation funding agreement. Last year’s special session on transportation
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Modesto Bee Editorial: Gas tax makes sense, if state sees our needs

April 4, 2017

April 4, 2017 BY THE EDITORIAL BOARD Set aside arguments over whether California’s roads need repair; just driving beyond your driveway proves that. The state estimates catching up on merely maintaining the state’s 175,000 miles of roads will cost $59.6 billion. Set aside also arguments about where the money should come from. If there was
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