The Tower Pulse

My view: Why the proposed gas tax will benefit the state

Jackson Jogan '21, Page Editor

March 25, 2019

A recently proposed gas tax increase would raise the cost of gas in Michigan by 45 cents by fall 2020. It would raise an estimated 2.1 billion dollars which would be funneled back into the restoration of our roads. According to the ...

My view: Why the proposed gas tax will hurt students

Zachary Farrell '21, Web Manager

March 25, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed tax hike on gasoline, if passed, would increase the tax by 171 percent. This would establish Michigan’s gas tax as the highest in the US,  at an absurd 71.3 cents per gallon according...

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