State and Local

Legislators at odds over capping N.C. gas tax


In the General Assembly session that begins Wednesday, the state’s gasoline tax could be a divisive issue. The state gas tax is currently 38.9 cents per gallon, the highest rate ever in North Carolina. It increased from 35 cents a gallon on Jan. 1. The tax is recalculated automatically twice annually – Jan. 1 and July 1 – based on a formula linked to wholesale gas prices.  Read more at StarNewsOnline.com 

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