Sen. Susan Collins says there won’t be any gas tax hike or any undoing of former President Donald Trump’s signature 2017 tax bill in the infrastructural proposal she and a small bipartisan group of lawmakers are developing
A bipartisan group of senators says it's nearing a deal that it can take to both parties' leaders in the chamber.
By06/13/2021 02:25 PM EDTLink CopiedSen. Susan Collins said on Sunday that there won’t be any gas tax hike or any undoing of former President Donald Trump’s signature 2017 tax bill in the infrastructural proposal she and a small bipartisan group of lawmakers are developing.
Appearing on CBS News' “Face the Nation,” the Maine Republican offered some ideas on how the group intends to pay for the plan. She listed three pay-fors: an infrastructure financing authority, repurposing unused Covid-19 relief funds, and a provision to ensure that drivers using electric vehicles pay their fair share for using the nation's roads and bridges.
“Right now, they are literally free riders because they're not paying any gas tax,” Collins said. Read more: POLITICO »
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What a surprise. Time for the Dems to go it alone And why should the rich, and getting richer, not pay more? Collins is wretched like the rest of them. But why does anyone have to pay taxes when we can just print money? …. GOP IS LITERALLY … D E S T R O Y I N G T H E U S A 😢me sad So, basically, she is saying socialism to benefit the gas and oil industry is just fine, but supporting the middle class worker is too much? They have profits in the billions using our natural resources and public spaces, but have no obligation to contribute to the common good?
So basically no deal. If they can’t find the balls to raise corporate taxes to 30% then why bother. The corporate welfare needs to end. CEO pay is obscene and profits are through the roof. Sen. COLLINS please stay true too Trump. God bless. Such a waste of space. What did we do to Maine? Sure. And I'm skinny
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