A wide variety of business and other interests joined the parade of supporters for legislation that would more than double Nevada’s gasoline tax to build and repair the state’s deteriorating highways. Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, introduced Senate Bill 377, saying it would cost the average driver just a dollar a month but eventually raise on the order of $300 million a year. It would add two cents each year to the existing 17.5-cents-per-gallon tax until a total of 20 cents had been added in 10 years. The price of gasoline goes up and down that much or more in …
Gas-tax plan wins supporters
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