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Washington Lawmakers Consider Gas Tax Increase

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Key Washington state lawmakers hope to negotiate an agreement on a transportation revenue package before the end of the year.
    
Senate leaders have proposed a $12.3 billion transportation revenue plan includes a gas tax increase of 11.5 cents.
    
The Senate Transportation Committee is taking public comment on the proposed package at a work session Thursday afternoon in Olympia.

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