June 29, 2015

The Hill: Six States Increasing Gas Taxes on July 1

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Six states are scheduled to increase their gas taxes on July 1 to help pay for transportation projects, according to the Citizens for Tax Justice and Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy groups.

The groups said Monday that drivers in Idaho, Maryland, Rhode Island, Nebraska and Vermont will be charged more at the pump beginning on Wednesday as a result of laws that will take effect on the beginning of the state’s new fiscal years.

A seventh state, California, is decreasing its gas tax by six cents, according to the group.

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