24 Aug '12, 12pm

California Central Valley plug-in vehicle credits total $13,000

If they had to pay for a hundred thousand vehicles that would be $250M dollars (state dollars). San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District would have to put in $3000 per car but that would be something less than the state total number of cars, since it only applies to that specific region (don't know who funds them). The projected 2012-2013 budget for california is about $95 billion. They spend nearly 70% on education, health and human services and corrections. They spend about 10% on higher education and 7% on general government, and an addition 4% on the legislature. So that's 90% of their budget. Anyway, $250 million is .2% of the total california budget (that's two tenths of one percent). You can make an argument about every little bit helping, but it appears to me that if they want to be fiscally responsible they need to take issue with the costs that represent...

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