US Chamber of Commerce Pitches Increased Gas Tax to Fund Infrastructure

By Ray Prince An effort is underway by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Government to increase the gas tax to expand the country’s infrastructure.
According to the Washington Post, a new proposal by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calls for a 25-cent increase over five years or a one-time hit to taxpayers, marking the department’s latest pitch to the U.S. Government to help fund an expansive infrastructure package. If passed, the raised tax is expected to generate more than $350 billion over ten years, a substantial increase over the U.S. government’s recent $200 billion proposals.
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