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‘Green’ Taxes and Fees

Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

February 23, 2009: “‘Green’ Taxes and Fees”, A Political Way to Increase Revenue Jennifer Dill talked about “green” taxes. Presenting the results of a 2008 poll that asked 1,500 Californians if they would support “green” transportation taxes and fees – set at variable rates, with higher rates for more polluting vehicles and lower rates for those that pollute less. This approach adapts the traditional transportation finance system to achieve two critical public benefits at once: encouraging drivers to choose more sustainable travel options at the same time as raising revenue for needed transportation programs. 

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Feb 23
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12:00 pm-2:00 pm
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