Signature gatherers using gas-price grab
Maybe the opportunity to support Tim Draper’s ballot measure to split California into six states is enough to stop you the second a signature gatherer approaches on the street.
If not, he or she may have a more familiar way of getting your attention: the price of gas.
Arno, whose company has been paid more than $1.3 million to gather petitions for Draper’s initiative, said he is doing the cap-and-trade measure for free. For signature gatherers being paid for Draper’s initiative, the gas petition doubles as bait.
“You all saw what I saw. The question of why and how is the crux of the investigation.”