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Federal Gas Tax Could Increase Soon

The current federal gas tax is 18.4 cents a gallon, but that could soon change if certain members of Congress have their way.
The current federal gas tax is 18.4 cents a gallon, but that could soon change if certain members of Congress have their way.

On Wednesday, several Democratic Congressmen proposed a 15 cent increase to federal gas tax.

Some Legislators say the tax hike is a necessity to pay to fix crumbling roads and bridges across our country.

WFFT's Tara Petitt spoke with a local economist and has more on how this possible tax increase could bring you even more pain at the pump.
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