California’s Gas-Tax Repeal Campaign Cites ‘Epic’ Levels of Taxpayer Waste and Abuse

 

The Golden State takes its taxpayers for granted.

Government is supposed to work (in theory) for the people, right? Not the other way around, right?

California is a crony system in full bloom.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Organizers for the campaign to repeal California’s latest gas-tax increase are hitting back at opponents who say eliminating the tax hike would pose a danger to public safety by cutting funding for road and bridge projects across the state.

Carl DeMaio, who is spearheading the gas-tax repeal proposition, says that Democratic lawmakers in Sacramento have long misused previous gas-tax funds and are now asking the state’s taxpayers to pay some of the highest gas prices in the nation to continue funding the government largesse.

Get this, the Orange County Transportation Authority is paying a secretary $173,000 in total compensation.

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