Washington to add 7 cents to gas tax


ASSOCIATED PRESS: The price of gas in Washington will continue to increase.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS: The price of gas in Washington will continue to increase.

The increase is the first of a two-step jump to pay for transportation projects across the state.

With state gas taxes now up to 44.5 cents a gallon, adding in the current federal gas tax of 18.4 cents, the total per gallon gas tax in Washington is now 62.9 cents. The state increase was part of a $16 billion, 16-year transportation revenue package approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor earlier this summer.

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