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New Hampshire Road Usage Fee Proposal Moves to Senate Hearings

April 11, 2018

With cars becoming more fuel-efficient, the revenue from gasoline taxes is declining, leaving New Hampshire with inadequate funds to maintain roads and bridges, according to state Rep. Norman Major (R-Plaistow), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Major has proposed legislation, HB 1763, that attempts to address the problem by imposing an annual fee on vehicles that get good gas mileage to make sure those drivers don’t escape their share of road maintenance costs.

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