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Record Gas Prices Hit Americans’ Start to Summer Travel Season - WSJ

New York on Wednesday became the latest state to suspend its gas tax, pausing its tax on regular and diesel gas through the end of the year.

States use gas taxes for infrastructure. So they’re suspending the gas tax and backfilling with money from last year’s $1T Infrastructure Bill. That “transformational investment,” which now costs $1.5T with inflation, is going to nothing more than routine maintenance and to subsidize taxpayers in other states.

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