Vidak: Lucy will always pull the football out from under Charlie Brown

Monday, July 17, 2017

Sacramento – Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today spoke in opposition to AB 398, a measure to extend the Cap and Trade program.

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“I represent the poorest district in the state. I cannot, in good conscious, vote for yet another bill that will raise gasoline and electricity rates on the poorest of the poor,” said Vidak. “Let’s be honest, this is a tax – and a regressive one at that! Then where does the money go? It goes to rebates for rich folks who buy a Tesla. Billions go to the boondoggle that is High-Speed Rail, which is a gross polluter, now and for decades to come – again, off of the backs of the poor who currently live in energy poverty.”

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