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Raise gas tax, charge drivers by the mile

Panel: Raise gas tax, charge drivers by the mile
February 27, 2009 by JOAN LOWY

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raise federal gasoline taxes to help pay for road projects?

Not during a recession, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has said.

Then how about moving toward a system that finances highway construction by charging motorists by the mile?

politics, oil, fuel, taxes, government, crisis, spending

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