Since the price of gas has gone down by close to $2 a gallon, every Washington citizen on average has received a raise of $250 a month. Does this make the government happy? Yes, but not because we have more money; it's because they want to increase the gas tax to take away this raise.
Our governor wants a carbon tax that will be passed on to U.S. citizens in the form of higher prices on gas. He wants to the green governor at the expense of taking the "green" out of our pockets.
I know $250 a month is nothing to the rich politicians, but to me and the rest of working Americans trying to survive it is a welcome relief in this economy. Please do not let the government take away our raise!