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Bay Area Public Transit May Take Another Budget Hit

Now, transit leaders say they worry about a state budget bill that would eliminate the state sales tax on gasoline — a longtime source of transit money — in favor of an increase in the per-gallon excise tax on gasoline....The bill, which the Assembly approved Monday and sent on to the Senate, also would give local governments the authority to make up any revenue losses by seeking voter approval for a local per-gallon fee on gasoline.

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Contra Costa Times