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Gas tax repeal could also limit future tax increases

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Eli Wirtschafter
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Funding from the gas tax package supports this street paving project in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace.";

Proposition 6 would repeal the gas tax and transportation funding package that Governor Brown signed last year. That could put money back in your pocket at the pump, but take money out of roads and transit.

"The governor and the two-thirds of the legislature need to sign off on fuel taxes in California. Now, voters would have to approve too."

KALW’s Hana Baba spoke with transportation reporter Eli Wirtschafter about what Prop 6 would mean for California.

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Eli is the Program Director for KALW's project in state prisons. We teach incarcerated people how to record and edit audio stories, and air them as part of the series Uncuffed.