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Transportation Climate Initiative dispute heats up

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Tension is mounting over the Transportation Climate Initiative, the multistate compact that would raise gas prices in Massachusetts in an attempt to reduce carbon emissions, in anticipation of a draft policy proposal that will soon be released.
“It's a back door way of trying to pass a gas tax,” said Holly Robichaud, a Republican strategist who successfully fought to repeal a gas-tax hike in 2014. “They talk about how they need more revenue and yet this is the second year in a row the state has had over a billion dollars in increased revenue. Instead of looking at that they want to milk...
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