Originally Posted by ScriptMan
It is nothing more than an attempt to pull more money into the coffers to cover their shortfall and provide more funding for their unemployment/ worker's comp programs.
So true. Ironically, it will probably cost people jobs. Then they won't be able to go out and spend money and pay sales tax. And then they'll be on unemployment. <shrug>
California has a greater GNP than most countries - how can they really have made such a big mess of things.
I was talking to the gentleman in the CA legislature a couple of years ago - he was thinking of outlawing Christmas lights.
While I'm all for not dumping toxic waste into our water table, I think excessive regulations are generally pointless and are just tools of political control.