California Gov wants to tax drinking water!

Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Article by Bryan Howard

January 13, 2019

The State of California is about to take a step closer to Communism with the newly elected Socialist. The California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) proposes he will tax drinking water on the people of California. News on claims it will help provide clean drinking water to all in the state.

New some proposed this policy for the 2019-2020 budget,

Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Fund—Establish a new special fund, with a dedicated funding source from new water, fertilizer, and dairy fees, to enable the State Water Resources Control Board to assist communities, particularly disadvantaged communities, in paying for the short-term and long-term costs of obtaining access to safe and affordable drinking water. This proposal is consistent with the policy framework of SB 623, introduced in the 2017-18 legislative session. The Budget also includes $4.9 million General Fund on a one-time basis for the State Water Resources Control Board and the Department of Food and Agriculture to take initial steps toward implementation of this new Safe and Affordable Drinking Water Program, including (1) implementation of fee collection systems, (2) adoption of an annual implementation plan, and (3) development of a map of high-risk aquifers used as drinking water sources.

Republican Travis Allen, who ran for governor against Newspme blasted the idea,

Gavin Newsom announces the stupid idea after his trip to Centeral Valley,


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