CalMatters: Misleading title hamstrings gas-tax repeal measure

(This op-ed appeared Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 on CalMatters) California neglected maintenance of its highway and road network for decades. But last year, the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown finally enacted a stiff increase in gas taxes and automotive fees to catch up, even though polls indicated that most Californians didn’t want to pay more. Despite its unpopularity, it was the right thing to do….

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Yes on 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign Launches Statewide TV Ad “Voices of Struggling Californians”

Campaign launches “Voices of Struggling Californians” ad to ensure that California voters know a Yes vote on Prop 6 repeals the Gas Tax that will dramatically increase cost-of-living for California’s struggling families The Yes on 6 – Gas Tax Repeal campaign today announced the first TV ad of the campaign. Entitled “Voices of Struggling Californians,” the ad highlights the impact the unfair and costly gas…

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Gas Tax Replacement Ballot Measure Filed – Creates “Citizen Lockbox” to Fix Roads Without Tax Hikes

Gas Tax Replacement Ballot Measure Filed – Creates “Citizen Lockbox” to Fix Roads Without Tax Hikes

Constitutional Amendment Will Provide $7.9 Billion More to Fix Roads & Fund Infrastructure Once Voters Approve Prop 6 Leaders of the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign revealed a bold plan to fix California’s roads and improve infrastructure – all without a tax hike – officially filed a statewide Ballot Measure to amend the state Constitution to mandate the following: Citizens’ Road…

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New Report Reveals Major Cost of Living Increase for California Working Families from Gas/Car Tax Hikes

Data suggests lower-income families will be hardest hit by regressive gas/car tax hikes that Prop 6 would repeal A new report released by the California Policy Center entitled “The Grinch that Stole Christmas – The True Impact of Gas and Car Taxes,” shows a massive cost-of-living impact to working families in the region. Among the findings: With the new gas tax and car tax hikes…

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Yes on 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Announces Major Latino Group Endorsement, Spanish-Language Ads and Outreach

The campaign’s Latino Outreach Coalition begins statewide activism up and down California to ensure all voters know that Yes on 6 – Repeal the Gas Tax – will save working families $779/year The Yes on 6 – Gas Tax Repeal announced a major endorsement from LAPA – the Latino American Political Association – and began outreach to Spanish-speaking voting families all throughout California with regional…

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FPPC Confirms Open Investigation Against Illegal No on 6 and Caltrans Work Crew Campaign Activity

FPPC Confirms Open Investigation Against Illegal No on 6 and Caltrans Work Crew Campaign Activity

California’s Fair Political Practices Commission confirmed it opened an investigation today after the Yes on 6 campaign caught a Caltrans work crew campaigning while on the clock  After a Caltrans work crew was caught campaigning on the taxpayers’ dime against Yes on 6 – the Gas Tax Repeal during road construction on a highway road, the Fair Political Practices Commission launched an investigation on the No On…

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Announces 70 “Gas Tax Repeal Heroes” Statewide

Some politicians claim to be Yes on 6, but only “Gas Tax Repeal Heroes” have been the real leaders In the wake of controversial and dubious positions taken by some politicians who claim to be in favor of Yes on Prop 6 – the Gas Tax Repeal Initiative, the Yes on Prop 6 campaign is announcing its first round of official “Gas Tax Repeal Heroes.”…

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Judge Steven Bailey and Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Call for Resignation of Caltrans Director

Judge Steven Bailey and Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Call for Resignation of Caltrans Director

Caltrans Director Laurie Berman’s Reaction to Criminal Violation of Caltrans Work Crew Shows Dishonesty or Ignorance of the Law After a Caltrans work crew was caught campaigning on the taxpayers’ dime against Yes on 6 – the Gas Tax Repeal during road construction on a highway road, Judge Steven Bailey (Ret.) and the Yes on 6 – Gas Tax Repeal campaign is calling for Caltrans’ director to step down. When dozens…

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In Blatant Violation of State Law, Caltrans Work Crew Caught Stopping Traffic to Distribute Campaign Fliers Opposed to Prop 6 Gas Tax Repeal Initiative

In Blatant Violation of State Law, Caltrans Work Crew Caught Stopping Traffic to Distribute Campaign Fliers Opposed to Prop 6 Gas Tax Repeal Initiative

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Files Ethics Complaint with Three Law Enforcement Agencies Traffic was delayed 18-24 minutes and motorists were furious with the clear violation of state law in using taxpayer monies to campaign. Photos, video, and witness testimony of the incident was released at a press conference along with a Criminal Complaint alleging violation of numerous state and local laws. The campaign flier passed…

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Whistleblower Tips Prompt Demand for Public Records Release on Waste, Fraud and Abuse of Gas Tax Funds

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Issues PRA Requests to 16 state and local transportation agencies After receiving numerous tips from whistleblowers about misuse of taxpayer funds in California state and local transportation agencies, the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign today announced that it has issued 16 separate demands for data and records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Government Code…

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