Republicans Push to Stop July 1 Gas Tax Hike

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Drivers across Connecticut could feel a little bit more of a pinch at the pump this summer and Republicans said Monday that they want the governor to intervene and stop it.

Speaking near a Shell station in Hartford, House Minority Leader Larry Cafero and Senate Minority Leader John McKinney said that more than 6,700 people have signed a petition for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to call a special session on the tax increase.

Get the full story on the gas tax increase here.

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13 thoughts on “Republicans Push to Stop July 1 Gas Tax Hike

  1. Connecticut is Circling the Drain

    Republicans should know better than to question decisions made by Captain Malloy aboard the Connecticut Debt Star.

    The ship of fools named Connecticut is taking on water.

  2. fred

    Oh Lord! Three cents a gallon. This really is the end. Connecticut is doomed. Time to throw the guns in the rack and take the pickup on down to Texas.

    1. Buttpincher

      fred, I guess you like being nickeled and dimed by your demorat heros. Since it’s only 3 cents a gallon maybe you wouldn’t mind paying an extra 3 cents a gallon for someone else.

      For the last 30 years it’s been 3 cents a gallon as you put it. Look what we have now.

    2. Truth

      we know the extra cost is not a big deal for your Fred because due to Democratic influence and assistance, you can afford it. It’s sounding more and more like you are a state worker (aka ‘recipient’), completely beholden to Democrats. Good for you

  3. Lawrence

    Every Republican state senator and all but six Republican House members voted for this gas tax increase back in 2005; it has been on the books for almost a decade. It was signed into law by Republican Governor Jodi Rell.

  4. The Conn-servative

    For this gas tax? Do you have a link or something to prove it.That’s eight years ago. Last year the they dropped a meager penny on it.

  5. lee

    … and to think none of the gas tax is going to repair the road or bridges in Connecticut. Oh well since we have the worst roads and bridges in the country who will notice them getting worse.

  6. Taxation Without Representation

    The state has to pay for all the new illegal immigrant licenses somehow. Maybe some insurance as well. Wouldn’t want to slight or offend non-citizens

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