OPINION: Despite Budget Surplus, California Democrats Propose Array of New Taxes

Enjoying a supermajority in both chambers of the Legislature, as well as an ambitious governor, California Democrats are considering taxes and fees on soda, tire changes, dialysis clinics, lead-acid batteries, drinking water, firearms, and oil and gas. In the wake of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to provide universal healthcare, cheaper college, and expanded housing, revenue from the proposed taxes and fees would still fall short, writes David Rutz.

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