• gas tax February 1, 2023 5:05 am

    Conn. Gas Tax Increasing by 5 Cents on Wednesday

    Gas prices are on the rise, surging nearly a dollar a gallon in some places. On Wednesday, prices in Connecticut are going up a little more. As soon as it felt like we were getting a little relief from the constant rising costs, gas prices are continuing to go up. Those prices have been steadily rising for five straight weeks….

  • gas tax holiday November 28, 2022 7:03 pm

    CT Legislators Vote to Extend Gas Tax Holiday

    Connecticut’s General Assembly convened in a special session Monday called by Gov. Ned Lamont to help families with rising costs.

  • Special Session November 28, 2022 9:36 pm

    CT Legislators Vote to Extend Gas Tax Holiday

    Connecticut legislators have voted to extend the state’s gas tax holiday through the end of the year and increase funding for the Hero Pay program. Several initiatives were considered under one bill, HB 6001. It’s described as “an act concerning the suspension of certain gas taxes, the expansion of free bus service, bottle deposit labels and funding for the...

  • gas tax holiday November 9, 2022 6:16 pm

    Fresh Off Victory, Lamont Considering Gas Tax Cut Extension

    Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, hours after winning a second term, said Wednesday he is considering additional steps to help make life more affordable for residents, including extending the state’s gas tax holiday beyond its looming Dec. 1 expiration date. The Democrat said he has asked his budget director to review state gas tax revenues and budget reserves to see what…

  • gas prices June 20, 2022 2:11 pm

    Biden Says Decision on Gas Tax Holiday May Come by ‘End of the Week'

    President Joe Biden said Monday that he’s considering a federal holiday on the gasoline tax, as the administration looks for ways to spare the public from higher prices at the pump, which began to climb last year and surged after Russia invaded Ukraine in February

  • gas prices June 15, 2022 5:09 pm

    Diesel Tax Increases By Nine Cents a Gallon Starting July 1

    The diesel tax will increase by nine cents from 40 cents a gallon to 49 cents a gallon starting July 1. Interviews with diesel operators seem to show disapproval of the tax hike.

  • gas prices June 13, 2022 11:22 pm

    ‘Do Something': Connecticut Republicans Call for Action Amid Rising Prices

    Your summer vacation might be getting more expensive. The national average for a gallon of gas has hit $5 – a new all-time high, according to AAA. With the cost of so many things increasing, some think something more needs to be done and state republicans are calling for a special legislative session to help folks out. With fill-ups now…

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