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Kansas lawmakers discuss gas tax hike to pay for highways

 

November 30, 2018



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers are discussing raising the state's gas tax and implementing new fees as a way to help fund highway improvements.

A state task force finalized recommendations Thursday for a long-term transportation plan as Kansas prepares to replace T-WORKS, a 10-year, $8 billion program that began in 2010. The recommendations call for transportation funding through sales taxes, a fee on electric vehicles and raising the gas tax.

State lawmakers and the Kansas Department of Transportation will consider the recommendations as they develop a new transportation program in...



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