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State Senator Romine Says Raising State’s Gas Tax will be Worth It

(Jefferson City) A tax increase proposal to improve state highways and bridges has been introduced in the Missouri Senate.

State Senator Gary Romine says it would be a two-cent gas tax and seven-cent diesel tax increase.

The state senator from Farmington points out that the bulk of fuel bought in Missouri comes from visitors.

Senate Bill 539 was proposed by Senator Doug Libla of Poplar Bluff.

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