Riverside Supervisor Proposes Overhaul of County Endorsement Process After Gas Tax ‘Endorsement’ Takes Him by Surprise

Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries was surprised last month when he learned that his board had ‘endorsed’ Senate Bill 1, which would raise gasoline taxes to pay for transportation infrastructure improvements. Jeffries had never voted to endorse such a tax. To his recollection, the board hadn’t either.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 05:28

After much political wrangling, the California Legislature narrowly approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s $52-billion transportation infrastructure repair plan Thursday.