Politics

May 25, 2013

Maine lawmakers grapple with falling gas tax revenues

Transportation advocates say the state needs to find new sources for upkeep of the state's highways.

By Steve Mistler smistler@pressherald.com
State House Bureau

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In this February 2012 file photo, Jim Gorman from Cumberland Foreside fills his tank with gas at an Irving Station in Falmouth. State revenue from the gas tax is on the decline, and some lawmakers and transportation advocates say Maine must find new ways to draw revenue to support upkeep of the state's highways.

Gordon Chibroski / Staff Photographer

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