It’s about time somebody in Raleigh listens. Our high gas prices here in NC isn’t just about Libya’s brutal leader (Got to blame somebody and hush, you can’t blame the King. It’s not PC). NC gas tax is the highest in Southeast!
Start calculating 29.9 cents per gallon when you’re at the pump to see how much money COULD be in your pocketbook to spend on other items.
Here’s the headline on WRAL.com…
GOP eyes resurrecting cap on state gas tax
Raleigh, N.C. — As fuel prices soar, Republican lawmakers are looking at once again capping the state tax rate on gasoline.
The state eliminated the cap two years ago, flipping it upside-down to set a minimum tax of 29.9 cents per gallon. The gas tax, which is tied to the wholesale price of fuel, is set every six months and is now at 32.5 cents per gallon, and the rate is expected to increase by 2 to 2.5 cents in July.
The price of gas has been climbing steadily in recent weeks and is at a two-year high, averaging $3.51 a gallon nationwide….
Finish reading at : http://www.wral.com/news/state/nccapitol/story/9237336/