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07.06.2013

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The truth behind Connecticut\'s gas prices: Part 3 MP3

This week we’ve been exploring why gas prices are so high in Connecticut. One culprit is a little-known state tax on the wholesale price of gas. On July 1 that’ll go up in the largest gas tax increase in state history. But the money won’t go to helping Connecticut’s transportation infrastructure.  Last week I paid $3.79 cents for a gallon of gas. 46 cents of it went straight to the st... Source: yourpublicmedia.org

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