Virginia lawmaker wants to get rid of the state’s gas tax

Posted on: 3:34 pm, December 30, 2012, by , updated on: 03:35pm, December 30, 2012

According to WTVR, Fairfax Delegate Tim Hugo plans to introduce legislation at next month’s General Assembly session that would do away with Virginia’s 17.5 cent gas tax.

Instead, he wants to raise the state’s sales tax from 5% to 5.9% to help pay for road maintenance.

Hugo says his plan would raise $500-million a year for transportation.

Read more at WTVR.