And Rep. Ann Peoples, D-Westbrook, said that if theAccording to the article, the proposal before the Transportation Committee would increase the tax on gasoline by eleven cents over the next four years. The 29.5 cent tax would increase by 3.5 cents in each of the first two years and would increase by 2 cents in each of the third and four years.
money is spent wisely, the state would create jobs. Also, the taxes would be
partially paid by tourists, Peoples said. "This, I think, is a net gain for the
state, economically," she said.
- John C.L. Morgan