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Minnesota House passes gas tax hike, setting up fight with GOP Senate

 

April 30, 2019

David Joles – Star Tribune

The bill would raise the state gas tax over four years and then increase with inflation after that. It also would increase the metro sales tax by a half cent and raise car registration fees.

The DFL-led Minnesota House passed a 20-cents-per-gallon gas tax hike Monday to improve the state's roads and bridges, delivering on one of Gov Tim Walz's top policy priorities, but one that faces resolute opposition in the Republican-controlled Senate.

The bill would raise the state gas tax over four years and then increase with inflation after that. It also would increase the metro sales tax by a half cent and raise car registration fees.

http://www.startribune.com/minnesota-house-on-verge-of-gas-tax-hike-setting-up-fight-with-gop-senate/509227962/

 

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