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Inslee declines Biden's call for gas tax holiday

 

Last updated 6/28/2022 at 9:43am

Gov. Jay Inslee

OLYMPIA – It looks like there will be no state gas tax holiday for Washingtonians despite President Joe Biden's endorsement of the idea.

On Wednesday, June 22, the president asked that Congress suspend the 18.4 cents per gallon federal gas tax for three months.

"Today I'm calling on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax for the next 90 days, through the busy summer season, busy travel season," Biden said.

The president also called on states to take action on high gas prices.

"But we can also cut gas prices even more in another way," Biden said. "That's why the second action I'm taking i...



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