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Gas tax suspension would erode infrastructure funding, road builders say

March 22, 2022

The governors who signed a letter of support on Feb. 6 for passage of the Gas Price Relief Act include:

  • Tony Evers of Wisconsin.
  • Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan.
  • Tim Walz of Minnesota.
  • Jared Polis of Colorado.
  • Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico.
  • Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania.

House Democrats introduced a companion measure on Feb. 18.

“The Trust Fund’s capacity to finance the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and highways across the country would not be diminished by the legislation,” the letter said. “For these reasons and more, we know it is possible to invest in infrastructure and also provide meaningful relief to consumers at the pump.”

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