Recently sworn-in Governor of California Gavin Newsom continued to promote his left-wing agenda throughout the Golden State this week; unveiling a new budget that would impose a region-wide “water tax” to help “disadvantaged communities.”
“In order to help disadvantaged communities obtain safe and affordable drinking water, California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a new statewide water tax,” writes SF Gate.
Took my Cabinet on a surprise trip to the Central Valley to hear directly from folks who lack access to affordable, clean water.
Our first stop: we met with residents who cannot drink or bathe with the water in their homes — while paying more for it than those in Beverly Hills. pic.twitter.com/b25vueQf4B
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January 11, 2019
“In the newly-released 2019-20 budget, Newsom calls for the creation of a ‘safe and affordable drinking water fund’ that would ‘enable the State Water Resources Control Board to assist communities, particularly disadvantaged communities, in paying for the short-term and long-term costs of obtaining access to safe and affordable drinking water,’” adds the article.
Read the full report here.