Skip to comments.California cities vow to sue if state siphons gas tax funds
Posted on 06/25/2009 12:58:41 PM PDT by SmithL
California cities will sue the state if its new fiscal budget includes "stealing" local gas tax funds, leaders for the League of California Cities warned today.
"Our intention is to be prepared to file a lawsuit the day after the budget is signed," Chris McKenzie, the league's executive director, said at a news conference in the Sacramento Convention Center.
"The (state) Constitution and statutes have never authorized the state to steal gas tax funds."
(Excerpt) Read more at sacbee.com ...
So we have thuggish, vote buying leftists stealing from thuggish vote buying leftists. Now that IS fun to watch.
Sue for what? You can’t get blood from a stone.
So what’s new. My auto got a year older and the tags went up 33%. This
State will screw us anyway they can. Should we be surprised at the local gas tax funds being stolen?
My wife and I moved our new family to that rathole in the late seventies. The state mandated we put smog devices on our two old cars. They wrecked both of them.
We kept our next car registered in Arizona, under my parents’ name. I still detest those bureaucrats over there.
I think they got your number. Last I heard they couldn’t force you to change your vehicle if it was purchased and approved in another state. We move in from Colorado and the truck is approved by that state. California didn’t demand anything.
They will take the money anyway, then claim sovereign immunity.
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