Bill would raise gas tax by 17 cents
By Christian Boutwell / Manship School News Service
BATON ROUGE — Rep. Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge, filed, as promised, House Bill 632 Tuesday, which would increase Louisiana’s gas tax by 17 cents per gallon and would raise an estimated additional $510 million annually for the state’s highways and bridges.
“Across Louisiana, our infrastructure is crumbling,” Carter said off the floor. “The citizens of this state are sick of being stuck in traffic, an...
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