Letters to the Editor

Yes, California needs better roads — but this gas tax is not the right way

In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo, Lydia Holland replaces the gas nozzle after filling up at a gas station in Sacramento, Calif.
In this Nov. 12, 2014 file photo, Lydia Holland replaces the gas nozzle after filling up at a gas station in Sacramento, Calif. AP

No one says our streets and highways don’t need fixing. When our gas tax was raided in the mid 1960s and lumped into the general fund, it was the beginning of the end.

We need a guarantee our gas tax monies will only be used for road improvements. Then, and only then, will I support a reasonable hike.

Don Lagrand, Cambria

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