• Gas Taxes Rise in 7 States Just as Record Travel Is Expected for the 4th of July

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    Seven U.S. states raised their gas taxes on Sunday ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, while gas prices for the season are expected to be the highest they've been in four years. Gas tax increases hit Oklahoma, South Carolina, Indiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Vermont, and Iowa, USA Today reported. Oklahoma hasn't raised its gas tax in 31 years, but the price hike will help fund teacher's pay raises, following the state's massive teacher strike earlier this year.
    The tax raise comes just days ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, and AAA projects record travel rates this year, with 46.9 million...
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