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Gov. Hutchinson signs fuel tax increases into law to support highway program

By Steve Brawner

Arkansas motorists will pay 3 cents more for a gallon of gasoline and 6 cents more for diesel after Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed part of what he called "the largest highway plan in the state's history" into loaw Tuesday (March 12).

Act 416 by Sen. Terry Rice, R-Waldron, will raise $95 million annually for the state's highway system. Of that, $58 million will come from the fuel tax increases.  Those taxes then can increase by a maximum of one-tenth of one cent per year.

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