gas tax

California Update for Monday, July 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018

• Ballot measure campaigns to repeal the gas tax and to make it easier for cities to expand rent control are raising millions of dollars in contributions. We’ll take a look at the early cash haul.

• California’s unemployment rate remains at a record low of 4.2 percent in the latest jobs report out Friday. But a closer look shows 2018 has not exactly been a banner year for the state’s labor market.

Today's reporting by Chris Nichols and Ben Adler.

California Update for Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Jun 13, 2018
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

• California political campaigns are preparing for the increase of the gas tax to be this year’s preeminent campaign issue, after the successful recall of a state Senator focused on it.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford.