California, the state obsessed with being first at everything,
is aiming to add another first to its record books — Not content to
be the first state in the country to tax the air we breathe,
California will be the first in the nation to impose a cap and
trade tax on transportation fuels.
In response, Assemblyman Jim Patterson, R-Fresno, and Sen. Andy
Vidak, R-Hanford, and more than 20 other Republican lawmakers,
announced Monday, the introduction of theAffordable Gas
for California Families Act,legislation to exempt
transportation fuels and natural gas from the California Air
The move afoot by the radical left to strip Americans of their
cars under the guise of environmentalism, knows no bounds.
With the second highest gas taxes in the country, and a flailing
cap and trade program, whose only trading partner is
Quebec,California is already paying the price.
While the rest of the country is currently enjoying lower gas
prices, Californians will be faced with a hefty new… Read More