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on January 13, 2019 in Featured World News

California’s Gavin Newsom Proposes Tax on Drinking Water in First Budget

by Joel B. Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed his first budget for the state on Friday, and it includes a tax on drinking water. The budget, titled “California for All,” declares drinking water a “fundamental right,” and adds: “The Budget includes short-term measures to bring immediate relief to communities without safe drinking water and also proposes an ongoing sustainable funding source to address this problem into the future.” That source is a new fund, the “Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund”: Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund—Establish a new special fund, with a dedicated funding source from new...

by Joel B. Pollak California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed his first budget for the state on Friday, and it includes a tax on drinking water. The budget, titled “California for All,” declares drinking water a “fundamental right,” and adds:...

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