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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Drinks & Taxes 2008 v14: California Governor Wants to Tack Nickel Tax on Beer

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has become the latest politician to decide to try to close a budget gap on the backs of beer drinkers.

California faces a $40 billion budget gap. Gov. Schwarzenegger announced the 5-cents per beer tax hike proposal saying it would generate nearly $900 million to pay for state programs.

1 comment:

Good Burp said...

How can an man from Austria add a tax to beer? Not to mention he is in the Kennedy family. Ted is going to be pissed!