Governor Brown accused of taking bribes as gas tax goes up

Strong claims against Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday over the new statewide gas tax that will cause prices go up 12 cents at the pump, with the money collected going to repairing roads.

Some politicians in Sacramento are now accusing the Governor of taking bribes to pass it. Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez wrote a letter to the state’s Attorney General, stating her concerns.

“Well the Gas Tax Bill, SB-1 was passed because votes were sold essentially. You had a bill that was destined to fail, it didn’t have the votes that’s why it took so long and then promises were made in exchange for votes being given for SB-1,” explains Melendez. 

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