California farming groups band together to oppose gas tax increase to repair roads

LA TIMES | on Tue, Apr 4, 2:46 PM

A coalition of two dozen agricultural industry groups has announced its opposition to proposed gas tax and vehicle fee increases to pay for road repairs, saying the additional costs will be a burden on struggling farming operations without greatly expanding the capacity of roads to transport goods.The letter to legislators is on behalf of groups including the Western Growers’ Assn., California Cattlemen’s Assn., California Fresh Fruit Assn., the Assn. of California Egg Farmers and the Califor...

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