Raising the gas tax

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The House Transportation Committee has given the go-ahead to raise the state’s gas tax by a nickel. Bob Kinzel talks with the chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees, Rep. Richard Westman and Sen. Dick Mazza, about what impact the tax revenue would have on fixing the state’s transportation infrastructure. And, we examine whether raising the gas tax or increasing car registration fees is the best way to pay for repair projects. (Listen)


Also in the program, "Retrieving Times," a memoir about the Connecticut River Valley in the 1930s. VPR’s Steve Zind talks with the author, Norwich resident Granville Austin, about his reminiscences about growing up there and how the people he knew shaped the character of that era. (Listen)


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