The Spark

the Voice of
The Communist League of Revolutionary Workers–Internationalist

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.”
— Karl Marx

Gas Tax Increase

Jul 22, 2013

With the 3.5-cent increase in the gas tax on July 1, California became the state with the highest gas tax. But none of that new tax money will go to repair California’s crumbling infrastructure, or restore funding for mass transit. It just goes into the California state general fund to flow right back out in tax cuts for big corporations and the wealthy.