Idaho Democrats call for suspension of gas tax
With gas prices hitting a new record, Democratic lawmakers in Idaho have called for a suspension of the state's gas tax. The "gas tax holiday" being proposed by Rep. James Ruchti and Senator David Nelson would cut Idaho's cost of a gallon of gasoline by 32-cents.
“It’s a great way to get money back in pockets of Idahaons who are just they're going to go spend it on the economy. You would think of it as a targeted tax break,” Ruchti told KTVB.
Idaho's gas tax isn't as high as Washington's, at 49.5 cents per gallon. You can see comparisons of Idaho, Washington, Montana and Wyoming here.
Do you think Idaho's gas tax should be suspended?