George Runner Votes ‘No’ on Gas Tax Hike

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– – George Runner today issued the following statement regarding his vote against raising the state’s fuel tax rate by 3.5 cents per gallon, effective July 1, 2013:

“I cannot support a more than half a billion dollar tax increase on struggling Californians who are already experiencing significant pain at the pump.”

Elected in November 2010, George Runner represents more than nine million Californians as a member of the State Board of Equalization. For more information, visit

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