California's Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed raising gasoline taxes and vehicle fees to raise $5 billion per year to repair the state's crumbling streets, highways, and bridges.
California’s Gasoline Excise Tax Increases 3.5 Cents Per Gallon
California’s gasoline excise tax has gone up 3.5 cents per gallon, effective July 1, 2013. The previous rate was 36 cents per gallon and the new rate is 39.5 cents per gallon.