Proposition 42 hijacks general purpose state taxes to benefit only transportation, in fixed proportions. There already is a gas tax to support transportation. If it is insufficient, increase it or have an honest weighing of spending priorities for all the state's responsibilities.
If we start awarding sales tax money by what it was generated, then why not have sales tax from luxury items support projects for the wealthy, and computer taxes to support the computer industry, etc.?
Perhaps public hospitals should be supported by gas taxes in proportion to the cost of traffic injuries, and police by the amount of time spent on traffic issues? It used to be that pooled resources paid for public services. Please vote March 5 to help defeat proposition 42.