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Bill to cut federal gas tax? Bad idea, bad public policy

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My U.S. congressman reintroduced a bill last week that would cut the federal gasoline excise tax by 10 cents a gallon each time the retail price of unleaded regular hits $3. That gesture may please his rural constituents as he faces a tough re-election campaign in ’08, but it’s a wrong, short-sighted policy that will cost his constituents and other taxpayers money in the long run.
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Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

June 5, 2007 at 4:14 pm

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