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Monday, June 4, 2012

States explore new ways to tax motorists for road repair

A huge percentage of federal and state gas tax dollars is squandered on non-road projects like bike paths. Gas tax revenues are nothing but a slush fund for legislators to spend. The government solution? Raise gas taxes so government can have more money to spend on everything but roads, bridges and highways.
States are looking for new ways of taxing motorists as they seek to pay for highway and bridge repair and improvements without relying on the per-gallon gasoline tax widely viewed as all but obsolete.
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USA Today 

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