Wash our hands of the statewide water tax

COMMENTARY /// California’s water

As the Sacramento legislative session reaches the home stretch, state lawmakers are pushing for a sweeping new tax on tap water that would affect all Californians.
The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors has had a long-standing policy of opposing any statewide “water tax” and other legislation that would transfer local ratepayer funds to Sacramento, which is the intent of SB 623 by Sen. Bill Monning.
The bill was amended last week to include a statewide tax on water aimed to...

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