State Senate Considering Gasoline Tax Increase
Michigan senators are considering an increase to the state’s gasoline tax as a way to generate money needed for road improvements.
According to WNEM, the discussion comes after a House vote to gradually allow the state’s 19 cents a gallon tax to go as high as 32 1/2 cents over time. The increase could generate $450 million per year.
Critics argue that because per gallon fuel taxes could rise by no more than a penny per year, it wouldn’t be enough to keep roads from falling into further disrepair.
What are your thoughts on raising the gasoline tax as a way to fix roads?