Governor Haslam proposes gas tax increase

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Governor Haslam proposes a seven cent increase in the gasoline tax in his state of the state address. The tax revenue pays for anticipated road and infrastructure projects across the state. The proposal raises the current tax to twenty-eight point four cents per gallon of gas. The Improve Act plans for a 2030 completion date for the tax-funded road and infrastructure projects. I spoke with Tennessee residents about how the legislation impacts their wallets.

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Published by Beverly Banks

I am originally a native of Wheeling, WV. In 2018, I graduated with my Bachelor's of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science. Currently, I am a Master's candidate at Northwestern University in the Medil School of Journalism. In my free time, I enjoy singing and spending time with friends and family.

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