THIS JUST IN … Push for drinking water tax dies in the California Legislature
From the Sacramento Bee:
“An effort to impose a “voluntary” water tax on residents to pay for safe drinking water projects died in the Legislature on Friday.
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon called the legislation and other one-time monetary allocations to water projects “a piecemeal funding approach” that “won’t work.”
“The Assembly is committed to identifying a sustainable funding source to ensure safe drinking water for all Californians,” Rendon said in a statement. ”Building on the hard work of Senator Bill Monning and others in this area, Assemblymembers Eduardo Garcia and Heath Flora have agreed to lead our house’s safe water efforts.” … ”
Continue reading at the Sacramento Bee here: Push for drinking water tax dies in the California Legislature
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