Skip to comments.Conn. Senator seeks to cap state gas tax
Posted on 01/06/2012 2:25:00 PM PST by matt04
A Republican state senator from Meriden says he plans to introduce legislation next month that caps one of Connecticut's two taxes on gasoline sales.
Sen. Leonard Suzio said Thursday that his bill would cap the gross receipts tax whenever the price of gas hits $3 a gallon. The gross receipts tax fluctuates when the wholesale price of gasoline fluctuates.
There is a fixed 25-cent-per-gallon state tax. The gross receipts tax adds about another 25 cents per gallon. Suzio and the Stamford-based Gasoline and Automotive Service Dealers of America are circulating a citizens' petition, urging Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to back the proposed gas tax cap. They say they've already collected more than 1,000 signatures.
Malloy said unlike states with highway tolls, Connecticut relies on the tax to fund road projects.
Even in the NE, CT has prices are ridiculous. I plan my stops so I never, ever have to buy gas in Connecticut.
“has” = gas
When I travel to CT I make sure the tank is full. I never ever but anything in CT.
Len is a good friend of mine, a smart and genuine conservative.