Lawmakers propose gas tax cap to ease pain at the pump

Lawmakers are proposing placing a cap on state gasoline taxes to help reduce the pain motorists feel at the pump.Lawmakers say Connecticut has the highest

HARTFORD - Lawmakers are proposing placing a cap on state gasoline taxes to help reduce the pain motorists feel at the pump.

Lawmakers say Connecticut has the highest state taxes of any state in the region. With a gallon of gas at $4, the state receives 49 cents.

Both Republican and Democrat state legislators as well as Gov. Dannel Malloy say they support a plan to cap the tax.

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