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Sen. Ray Lesniak proposes new gas tax that would raise price 15 cents over 3 years in New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak is proposing a gas

State Sen. Ray Lesniak is proposing a gas tax hike that would increase 5 cents a gallon every year for three years. (March 18, 2014 6:10 PM)

State Sen. Ray Lesniak is proposing a gas tax hike that would increase 5 cents a gallon every year for three years.

He says the money would pay for road and bridge repairs, but drivers are skeptical.

"Considering I just spent $400 on a new tire because of a pothole, I think they do need it," says Pia Jacangelo, of Upper Saddle River.

Right now, New Jersey's gas tax is 14.5 cents...

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