2009-05-21 / General Stories
House Transportation Committee Passes Massive Gas Tax Hike
If members of the Texas House Transportation Committee get their way, Texans could see the taxes they pay on gasoline jump dramatically over the next ten years. The legislation - House Bill 9 and Senate Bill 855 - would with voter approval permit a 15-cent statewide increase of the gas tax within 10 years, as well as a new 10-cent-per-gallon local gas tax.
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