Facts From Sac: Dem Budget Includes $600 Million Gas Tax Increase

Days after Washington overtook California as the state with the most expensive gas in the country, Gavin Newsom and legislative Democrats are working hard to reclaim the top spot. 

While details of the state budget negotiations are still hazy, one thing is clear: Democrats are banking on an $600 million gas tax increase to help balance the books. 

Despite California drivers already paying the second-highest gas tax in the country, Democrats think drivers should pay even more.

And what do Californians get for all those taxes? The fourth-worst roads in the nation.