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AAA Endorses Bipartisan Proposal to Increase Fuel Taxes for Transportation Improvements

June 29, 2014View for printing

Plan by U.S. Senators Murphy and Corker Would Lead to Better Roads, Bridges and Transit Systems

AAA endorses a bipartisan proposal to increase fuel taxes to pay for transportation improvements by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.). The plan would increase gasoline and diesel taxes by six cents per gallon in 2015 and six cents per gallon in 2016. Fifty-two percent of Americans would be willing to pay higher fuel taxes if it leads to better roads, bridges and mass transit systems, according to a recent AAA survey.

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