Grappling Over The Gas Tax

Mar 13, 2013

On Thursday, a House Committee with once again look at a bill for a 15 cent increase in New Hampshire's gas tax.  Supporters say it's high time, the tax hasn't been raised in more than 2 decades and NH's roads and bridges are in serious need of repair.  Opponents however say that this amounts to a 1 billion dollar tax on Granite Staters at a time when the state is recovery slowly from the recession. We'll hear from both sides of this debate.

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  • Representative David Campbell - Sponsor of HB 25. Campbell is the Democratic representative from Nashua and chair of the Public Works and Highways Committee.
  • Senator Andy Sanborn - Republican from Bedford and chair of the Commerce Committee. He also serves on Capital Budget and Health, Education & Human Services.