Orange County Register: Gavin Newsom's threat to localities is extortion by any other name



As noted by Sen. Pat Bates, R-Laguna Hills, “The governor’s proposal to hold money for road repairs captive unless local governments meet his demands is a bait-and-switch on Californians who thought the gas and car taxes would help them and their communities. With the defeat of last November’s gas tax repeal, we are now being conveniently told something different.”

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March 17, 2019