Citing transportation needs, DFLers to push for 7.5 cent gas tax
The average driver would pay up to 7.5 cents a gallon more in gasoline taxes under an $8.4 billion transportation funding plan Democratic lawmakers hope to drive through the Minnesota Legislature.
Also, many Minnesotans would pay more for license tab fees and some could face higher sales taxes if the Democratic-Farmer-Labor plan to improve roads, bridges and transit projects overcomes a threatened governor's veto.
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