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Proposal would temporarily roll back New Jersey’s gas tax

(The Center Square) – New Jersey lawmakers could soon consider rolling back the state’s gas tax at least temporarily. At 42.4 cents per gallon, proponents say the rate is the fourth-highest nationwide. A proposal from state Sen. Shirley Turner, D-Mercer/Hunterdon, would lower the Garden State’s gas tax to 14.5 cents per gallon – the 2016 rate – for 60 days. “The high cost of gas is impacting our residents who are now spending a larger