Measure C sends the wrong message at the wrong time

In early August, less than two weeks after Andeavor (formerly Tesoro) announced a $45 million community benefits agreement with the City of Carson, the City Council held a special meeting and rushed to put a new tax on the Nov. 7, 2017 ballot. The tax proposal, selected after the City Council used taxpayer dollars to conduct a poll on the issue, would levy a gross receipts tax on any business engaged in oil refining or storage in Carson. READ MORE