Democrats enjoy a two-thirds majority in the Assembly and Senate, so they can clear the two-thirds threshold needed to approve a tax hike without any Republican votes. But resistance from moderate Democrats could derail the plan. Support for higher vehicle registration fees fueled the successful recall of Gov. Gray Davis in 2003. And moderate Democrats could be nervous about giving re-election challengers a campaign talking point.

Source: Here’s how moderate Democrats could block Gov. Brown’s $52 billion road fix – Press Enterprise

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