Californians have long paid among the country’s highest gas taxes and yet political leaders’ utter failure to competently maintain our roads begs the question – where do our tax dollars actually go?
Recent passage of the largest budget in state history and billions in wasteful spending illustrates politicians’ game of neglecting priorities people actually care about as a pretext to raise taxes while at the same time handing out money freely to their friends and political allies.
Of $36 billion in increased spending over the last 5 years exactly $0 has gone to infrastructure.
An examination of Sacramento’s recent spending priorities puts the lie to their claim that they need more money for roads. Here are several relevant examples:
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