NewsConference EXTRA What it Took to Get the Ca. Gas Tax into Law - NBC Southern California
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NewsConference EXTRA What it Took to Get the Ca. Gas Tax into Law

 Ca. Jerry Brown was successful in getting the votes from the state legislature to pass the largest gas tax hike in California history…12 cents more for regular gas, 20 cents more for diesel fuel, higher registration fees.  So what was it like on the floor when all wrangling was going on.  We get a candid look at what it is like with major legislation like this one  from former Assemblyman Mike Gatto.  He says it’s something like psychological warfare…everything from positive/negative reinforcement to consequences. Some holdouts got millions of dollars for their districts!

 

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