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By Assemblymember Marie Waldron
Special to Valley News 

Have better roads without higher taxes


Last updated 5/10/2018 at 12:41pm

Even before the recent increase, Californians were paying some of the highest gasoline taxes in the United States. Despite this cost, the state’s highways were consistently rated among the nation’s worst, and the people were told a drastic tax increase would be necessary to fix the problem. But is that really true?

Well no, it’s not. Alternatives are being worked on, which would generate billions for transportation without raising taxes. My legislation from last session would mandate that all transportation monies actually be used for transportation. Currently, billions of dollars of...

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