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Could a Gas Tax Suspension Spell Relief at the Pump?

House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora Photo credit: Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie

The average price per gallon of gas stood at $4.475 Thursday, the state’s highest recorded price, according to AAA. 

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Republican lawmakers called Thursday for a suspension of Connecticut’s gross receipts tax on gasoline in a temporary proposal they hope will mitigate the impact of a record-breaking surge in gas prices.

Standing at a busy intersection in Hartford, House and Senate Republicans proposed to table the gross receipts tax until July, forgoing an estimated $180 million in revenue to provide temporary relief at the pumps.

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