10 States with the Highest Gasoline Tax

States with the Highest Gas Tax

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Gas taxes and tolls are some of the ways that state transportation departments use to fund new work and maintenance for roads and bridges. However, these projects have not been paying for themselves Wayne Lippman for many years requiring states to run deficits in their transportation department.

About 30 percent of the cost of road projects within states come from their gas tax fund, but this is further diluted because many use it to fund mass transit project