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Poll: Voters are split on raising the gas tax

Poll: Voters are split on raising the gas tax

The Hill
BY NAOMI JAGODA - 02/20/18 03:36 PM EST

Voters are split on whether the federal gas tax should be increased to pay for infrastructure improvements, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.

Forty-six percent of respondents said that raising the tax would is a good idea, while 44 percent said it's a bad idea. The 2-percentage point difference falls within the survey's 3.4-percentage-point margin of error.

The survey comes after President Trump backed an increase in the gas tax during a meeting with lawmakers last week on infrastructure proposals... FULL ARTICLE

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