Groups Attack Newsom For Opposing Wealth Tax Proposition To Fund ZEVs

September 15, 2022
Environmental, labor and other supporters of a California ballot proposition that would impose a wealth tax to pay for the purchase of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and wildfire-prevention efforts are attacking Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) for opposing the initiative, saying he is falsely claiming the effort is being supported by one ride-hailing firm and is being hypocritical since he often touts the billions of dollars spent annually for such efforts from the state’s budget. “It's false for him to say that...

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