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The Road Usage Charge

Special | 56m 45s Video has closed captioning.

The State uses money from its 16-cents-per-gallon gas tax to maintain and fix roads. But the development of more fuel-efficient cars, and electric and hybrid cars, means less money. Now the State wants feedback on a proposal to eliminate the tax and instead levy a per-mile road usage charge, which it says will cost motorists about the same amount.

Aired: 09/28/19

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning