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Bill Handel

Motorists to be taxed by the mile?

Posted May 7th, 2014 @ 7:15am

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Forget the gas tax.

Democratic State Senator Mark DeSaulnier has introduced legislation to test a mileage tax for motorists.

The move would make up for a drop in revenue at gas pumps.

It's not clear what the new tax would be, but a program in Oregon, for example, charges 1.5 cents per mile.

This would be voluntary in 2016. The DMV would have the authorization to pick the location where milage would be tracked.

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