Posts Tagged ‘gas tax’


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Jerry Brown’s Statist Curtain Call


Friday January 26th, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:05pm PST   •   1 Comment

Before Jerry Brown’s 16th and final State of the State address Thursday, the New York Times wondered if he would use the address to “push for reforms in California’s notoriously dysfunctional tax system, hamstrung by Proposition 13 and a heavy reliance on volatile capital gains tax revenues.” Brown did no such thing but he…
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Ruling-Class PayPal Service


Monday January 22nd, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 1:17pm PST   •   0 Comments

Californians pay the highest income and sales taxes in the United States, and the government recently piled on a $5.2 billion tax on gasoline, diesel fuel and vehicle fees. Taxpayers recently got some clues about what the state will do with all that money. According to the state controller, the state is bulking up…
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Government Greedloaders Always Grab More


Tuesday June 20th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 12:19pm PDT   •   0 Comments

As we noted, Jerry Brown has jacked up gasoline taxes and fees by $5.2 billion, and the governor slams those less than worshipful of this hike as “freeloaders.” Brown is a big booster of “subsidiarity,” which means that bureaucrats can use tax money designated for needy school children to boost the salaries of bureaucrats…
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Obama Floats New Tax on Miles Driven Based on Spy Device in Your Car


Thursday May 5th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 9:20am PDT   •   34 Comments

In The Hill, Pete Kasperowicz reports in “Obama administration floats draft plan to tax cars by the mile” that: The Obama administration has floated a transportation authorization bill that would require the study and implementation of a plan to tax automobile drivers based on how many miles they drive. The plan is a part…
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