Monday, January 30, 2012

Senator Knapik Weighs in on Gas Tax

As the MBTA struggles to close a $161 million budget deficit with service cuts and fare increases, the prospect of increasing the gas tax to fund regional transportation projects and ease the T's financial burden took center stage at last week's Transportation Oversight hearing. Senator Michael Knapik (R-Westfield), the Ranking Republican on the Senate Ways and Means Committee, was asked about this proposal, and shared his thoughts with the Springfield Republican. Click here to read the article.