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Tax gasoline to support public transportation

Gasoline-powered automobiles are a major source of air pollution in both Utah and the nation as a whole. We should be taxing gasoline to generate the funds necessary to make investments in infrastructure to support greener alternatives such as electric cars and public transportation.

This year, Utah added a $0.15 a gallon tax on gasoline. This tax that was easily absorbed by the population and will generate lots of revenue for the state; there is no reason we couldn't do a 10-15 cent a gallon tax nationwide for the purposes of funding green transportation, infrastructure, and technologies.

Source: 2016 Utah Senate campaign website MistyKSnow.com , Aug 8, 2016

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