Proposals for funding road repairs

California lawmakers from both parties have ideas, some of which could be combined, for funding needed road repairs. Among the leading proposals:

• Charge drivers a new fee of roughly $50 a year.

• Raise gasoline tax 10 cents a gallon

• Raise diesel fuel tax 12 cents a gallon


• Increase vehicle registration fee $35

• Charge zero-emission vehicle owners $100 annually

• Tap $1.1 billion in fees on trucks now used for debt payments

• Use cap-and-trade pollution fees

Source: Times reporting