# Gas tax
Gov. Brian Kemp continues gas tax suspension and supply chain state of emergency
With the current state gas tax suspension set to expire on August 13th, on Wednesday, August 3rd, in order to alleviate the financial crisis placed on Georgians, Governor Kemp signed two executive orders effective until September 12th. As a result of Kemp's extensions, the state's motor fuel excise tax will be suspended along with the suspension of state tax collection on locomotive fuel. Additionally, he renewed the State of Emergency for Supply Chain Disruptions.
Gov. Hogan calls on city Comptroller to minimize gas tax increase scheduled to be announced soon
Gas prices in Washington D.C. as of May 17.(Flickr) On June 1 of every year the Comptroller's office announces the gas tax increase that will go into effect on July 1. The tax increase is calculated by the Comptroller office.
Gas Prices Won't Drop In Washington Any Time Soon
That national average gas price is $4.12. In the great state of Washington, our average gas price is $4.69, an entire $0.57 more than the rest of the nation. The highest average prices per county are $5.23!
Maryland gas tax suspended for 30 days
(The Office of Governor Larry Hogan) Governor Larry Hogan signed emergency legislation today that suspends gas tax in the state for 30 days. Maryland is the first state to lift the gas tax.
(Opinion) Spokane Democratic Senator More Concerned With Punishing Oil Companies Than Helping Residents
Democrats shot down a recent bill to suspend Washington State’s nation-leading gas tax last week. The State Senate Majority leader Andy Billig (D-Spokane) said this as to why:
Washington State Gas Prices Soar But The State Won’t Reduce Gas Tax
While the all-time national average of gas prices in the past 30 years was $3.62 per gallon, states like Washington are getting hit with higher fuel prices thanks in part to local gas taxes. In Washington state, the current average price is $4.73 while the national average is $4.326. This is due in part to Washington state gas tax which clocks in at $0.494.
Ohio lawmakers divided on reducing gas tax to provide "some relief" at the pump at the expense of "dangerous roads"
Dnberty/Getty Images (Canva Pro license.) Ohio residents have felt a pinch in their wallets as the price of gas has risen more than $.57 in the past month alone. Due to the ongoing conflict in Europe and US diplomatic sanctions against Russia, the third largest supplier of oil in the global economy, Ohio drivers should not expect gas prices to let up any time soon.