California residents may be facing yet another tax….this time for every text they send. Soon, Californians may have to think twice before texting.
The proposal was filed by California's Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), a group that regulates public utilities operating in the state. In addition to communications services, such as cell phone carriers, the group is also responsible for regulating energy, water, and transportation over rail systems, and passenger cars.
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