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Sen. Fischer Address Gas Tax

In the March 17 edition of the Observer, U.S. Sens. Fischer and Sasse were asked about the chance of lifting the federal gasoline tax due to help offset surging fuel costs.

On March 29, Sen. Deb Fischer's office responded to the question about lifting the federal gas tax. Here is part of her response.:

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