severance tax http://kvpr.org en Oil Severance Tax Proposed; Would Fund CA Parks, Higher Ed http://kvpr.org/post/oil-severance-tax-proposed-would-fund-ca-parks-higher-ed <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Democratic lawmakers are calling for a new tax on oil removed from the ground in California – with the money going toward state parks and higher education.</p><p>Senator Noreen Evans is one of the bill’s co-authors.&nbsp; She says the revenue would fill two of the state’s most critical funding needs.&nbsp; And she says California is the only oil-producing state in the nation without an oil severance tax.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 01:13:45 +0000 Ben Adler 10723 at http://kvpr.org Oil Severance Tax Proposed; Would Fund CA Parks, Higher Ed