Detroit Evening Report, March 9, 2022: Legislature to vote on freezing Michigan gas tax

 

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The Republican-led Legislature will start voting to freeze Michigan’s 27 cents-a-gallon gasoline and diesel taxes amid pump prices that exceed $4 per gallon after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged Congress to suspend the federal gas tax and diesel tax. Her office has not embraced halting state fuel taxes, saying it would hamper road repairs. The state legislation would save drivers approximately $750 million.

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  • Tia Graham

    Tia Graham is a reporter and Weekend Edition Host for 101.9 WDET. She graduated from Michigan State University where she had the unique privilege of covering former President Barack Obama and his trip to Lansing in 2014.