June 30, 2015

Roll Call: Gas Tax to Rise in Six States Next Month

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“On Wednesday July 1, six states will raise their gasoline tax rates. While some drivers may view this as an unwelcome development during the busy summer travel season, the reality is that most of these ‘increases’ are simply playing catch-up with inflation after years (or even decades) without an update to the gas tax rate,” writes Carl Davis, Research Director at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.