Bill approves gas tax by 17 cents

BATON ROUGE, LA - Louisiana lawmakers have approved a bill that would raise the ras tax by 17 cents a gallon. 

If approved, it would raise $510 million annually for the state's roads and bridges. 

House Bill 632 made it out of the House Ways and Means Committee with a 9-7 vote.

It now moves to the full house. 

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