State lawmakers run up taxpayer-funded gas cards after record tax hike

On the same day the California Legislature passed the largest gas-tax increase in state history, CBS2’s David Goldstein found 11 charges for more than $400 in gasoline on state-issued credit cards assigned to both the Senate and the Assembly.

It’s part of tens of thousands of dollars in gas charges we uncovered, but who’s using the cards? The Legislature doesn’t want us to know.

“It would be funny if it isn’t so painful,” said Kris Vosburgh with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, which fights for taxpayer rights. “They are raising the gasoline tax 46 percent; they’re raising the car tax.

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