After Recall of California Lawmaker, Will the Gas Tax Be Next?

Courthouse News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on the fate of the gas tax.

Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, senior fellow at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, said the fate of the gas tax will not depend on how supporters and opponents of the measure frame the issue.

“If the repeal supporters can successfully argue that tax payers’ money can be better spent on other programs, then it will pass,” Jeffe said. “But if the other side can argue that if this gas tax doesn’t stay then this crumbling bridge in your district won’t get repaired or these roads won’t get fixed, then the repeal would be defeated.”

 

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