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Rep. Josh Byrnes: Gas tax hike is conservative solution; politics getting in the way

posted on November 15, 2013

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Rep. Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee, says politics are preventing approval of a gas tax hike along with other measures. He says it's frustrating, and he argues that raising the gas tax would actually be what he considers a fiscally conservative solution.

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