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Buttigieg floats gas tax hike despite concern about regressive impact

Biden transportation secretary nominee appeared open to first gas tax hike in nearly 30 years

By Ronn Blitzer

Fox News

Transportation Secretary nominee Pete Buttigieg expressed an openness to a federal gas tax increase in order to pump more money into the suffering Highway Trust Fund.

During his confirmation hearing on Thursday, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., was asked about a tax hike to help fund infrastructure by Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.

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