FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2015
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Huff: No Republican Support for New Transportation Taxes
Halt Transportation Tax Diversions and Pass Reforms
SACRAMENTO: Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) announced during a news conference today that there is no Republican support for increasing the tax burdens to pay for transportation infrastructure improvements. Senator Huff, who has championed funding reform measures to pay for upgrades to roads, highways and bridges, says he hasn’t seen any leadership from the Governor or legislative Democrats to stop the diversion of transportation dollars to other areas of the state budget.
“Our position is to stop the diversions and adopt more reforms,” said Senator Huff. “We’ve seen absolutely no movement out of our colleagues on the other side of the aisle to institute these needed reforms.” Continue reading