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Governor not certain on gas tax hike

Patrick's options range to 29 cents

Governor Deval Patrick is also considering a system that would charge drivers based on the miles they travel. Governor Deval Patrick is also considering a system that would charge drivers based on the miles they travel.
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / February 10, 2009

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Governor Deval Patrick is considering raising the state's gasoline tax by as much as 29 cents per gallon, which would at once give Massachusetts the highest state gas tax in the country while generating enough revenue to potentially rid the Massachusetts Turnpike of tolls. (Full article: 723 words)

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