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Somerset Office
301 Georgian Place

Somerset, PA 15501
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (814) 443-4230
Fax: (814) 443-3866

Windber Office
1605 Graham Avenue
Windber, PA 15963
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday
Closed on Wednesday 
Phone: (814) 467-4011

Hyndman Office
158 Washington St.
Hyndman, PA. 15545
Open on Wednesdays only from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
(814) 842-3362
TOLL-FREE: (866) 779-1477
Fax: (814) 842-3367
Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or by appointment
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Capitol Office
Room 111 Ryan Office Building
PO Box 202069
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2069
(717) 783-8756
Fax: (717) 782-2911

Metzgar Votes Against Gas Tax Hike
11/19/2013
HARRISBURG – Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar (R-Somerset/Bedford) tonight issued the following statement concerning the passage of an amendment concerning transportation funding that includes a gasoline tax hike:

“Tonight, I stood for Pennsylvania Taxpayers against legislation increasing fuel taxes in the Commonwealth 28 cents per gallon and increasing the cost to register vehicles and increasing fines on motorists. Unfortunately the measure passed 104 to 95. I have been battling against this tax since June, and will continue to do so as it moves through the House.

House Bill 106, with Amendment 04465 will do nothing but destroy Pennsylvania’s economy, hurting businesses, families and seniors, while providing an additional $661 million in subsidies to Pennsylvania’s mass transit systems, which already receive $1.3 billion of funding from the paying motorists. This 28 cent per gallon tax will increase operating costs of every business which are already working on razor thin margins. On a more personal level, I believe that a 28 cent per gallon increase for every senior on a fixed income and for every family who is barely making ends meet with the current record high gas prices will endanger lives and be fatal to our economy.

“I am proud to stand against the largest tax increase in the history of the Commonwealth.”

Representative Carl Walker Metzgar
69th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Raymond Smith
717.705.1834
rsmith@pahousegop.com  
RepMetzgar.com 
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