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17 06, 2019

Grimes: Get Ready For Higher Gas Costs In Time for California Summer Travel

2019-06-24T10:41:48-04:00June 17th, 2019|California, Grimes, Media Coverage, Socialism, Taxation|

by Katy Grimes, Senior Media Fellow and California Globe Editor As appearing in the California Globe California gas tax increases July 1, and next year, and the year after On July 1, just in time for summer road trips, California’s gas tax will go up another 5.6 cents. The increase occurs even as the rest [...]

24 05, 2019

Walcher: How much are we paying?

2019-05-30T14:41:40-04:00May 24th, 2019|Governments, Media Coverage, Taxation, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in The Daily Sentinel There is an old Reader's Digest anecdote about a wealthy but absent-minded tycoon asking his top manager, "How long have you worked here?" To which the man says 30 years. He then asks, "How much am I paying you?" The manager [...]

12 04, 2019

Walcher: Make them pay — them!

2019-04-17T12:05:58-04:00April 12th, 2019|Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, Taxation, Walcher|

by E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow Greg Walcher As appearing in the Daily Sentinel Louisiana Sen. Russell Long famously explained how most people feel about taxes: "Don't tax you; don't tax me; tax that fellow behind the tree." It was an apt description of our natural desire to make other people pay for things we [...]