OPINION: Will Californians strike a blow for lower taxes and gasoline prices?

California has the second highest gas tax in the nation at 52.22 cents per gallon, second only to Pennsylvania. With the state now expected to raise an additional $6 billion per year in gas taxes and vehicle fees, it is worth taking a look at how the state has managed gas tax money in the past. Merrill Matthews reports that in 2016, the state of California diverted nearly $2.3 billion from road and highway building and repair to mass transit and general purposes.

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