How do you know the primary election is 73 days away? Politicians are fighting to give away money. In recent months, California politicians have been floating ideas on how to ease gas pains. While Republicans suggested suspending the gas tax, Democrats have argued for a direct rebate. On Wednesday Governor Newsom rolled out his $11 billion plan in which car owners would receive a $400 debit card per car (capping it at two cars per owner). However, for you scofflaw’ers who have registered your car in another state to avoid California DMV fees (and DMV lines), you would not be eligible.