Ver­mont gas go­ing up

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS BRIEFS -

Last Wed­nes­day, Ver­mont’s House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives gave fi­nal ap­proval to a bill that will in­crease the tax on gas and diesel fuel sold in that state. Gas taxes are ex­pected to go up by 5.9 cents a gal­lon while diesel fuel taxes will go up 2 cents a gal­lon. The in­crease in the gas taxes will take place in May while the in­crease in diesel fuel taxes will hap­pen in July. Gas prices in Ver­mont last week ranged around $3.60 a gal­lon for reg­u­lar gas.

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