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Editorial: Better roads, bridges for a dollar a week

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It’s a federal election year, which means the last thing politicians in Washington are inclined to do is raise taxes. But there’s one they should raise, and soon, because there’s so much at stake. And it’s the kind of tax hike that would barely be felt. The federal gasoline tax has been level at 18.4 cents per gallon since 1993. If it had gone up with the relatively benign inflation rate during that time, it ...

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wmarincic
July 5, 2014
7:52 a.m.

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Stop with the tax increases. They take way more than enough taxes from us. Stop the duplicity and the waste and we can cut taxes not raise them. Only idiots call for the increase in taxes.

joycemadre
July 5, 2014
9:04 a.m.

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Taxes throughout this country are excessive and especially in New York state. No way should any taxes be going up. Finding and cutting wastes should be the goal, it was never meant for the government to provide jobs, so lets bring back the small businesses cut some government fat there to start. Families have budgets and every time taxes go up as families we have to make cuts adjustments to our budgets. So officials do the same!!!

mezz3131
July 5, 2014
9:45 a.m.

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How about increasing state aid and cut foreign aid.........

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