ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Do you think pump prices are high now? Congress could drive those prices even higher. Senators are pitching a bipartisan plan to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes. The jump would be an extra $.12 per gallon over the next two years. The tax would then vary to keep pace with inflation. Federal gas taxes haven't raised in more than two decades. The money would pay for highway and transit programs.
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