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Baker Backs Biden's Gas Tax Proposal

Following President Joe Biden’s call for suspending the federal and state gas taxes, Governor Charlie Baker has called on the state legislature once again to suspend the state gas tax. According to ABC 6, In a joint statement, Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito said it’s time for the legislature to provide relief to those in the Bay State stating, “We support passing legislation to suspend the gas tax in Massachusetts as President Biden called for today” Baker had called on the legislature to include the gas tax in its budget proposal, but House Speaker Ron Mariano and Senate President Karen Spilka were both opposed, The two top lawmakers doubled down on that stance Wednesday. They added they are looking at other measures to provide relief to taxpayers. 

 

Early yesterday, President Biden called on US lawmakers to suspend the federal gas tax for 90 days and push for states to suspend their own gas tax.

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