• Petitioned Governor Bob McDonnell, Commonwealth of Virginia

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Governor Bob McDonnell, Commonwealth of Virginia

Give gas tax refunds to people who drive gas guzzlers

    1. Petition by

      Leland Conway

The state is taxing hybrid cars in the new transportation plan for not paying their fair share because they consume less fuel. Using this logic, those of us who drive cars getting less than 22 miles per gallon should be eligible for a fuel tax refund.

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    • Vincent Greenman SANDSTON, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      This is important to me, because quite frankly? Enough is enough! I have no problem with paying "some" taxes, but at what point can you the spenders of MY hard earned monies realize there is no more to go around? When we have reached THAT point the obvious step is to eliminate WASTE, right? Like, say a $1,000,000 Bus Stop? What's wrong with a bench with a cover over it? I can build you one of those for a lot less than a $1,000,000. Thank you!!

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    • Gene Wells MECHANICSVILLE, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      Gas prices are too high and there is absolutely no way I can afford to buy a new car so something needs to be done.

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    • Kevin Early GLEN ALLEN, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      If you use the fair share rule then it should work both ways

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    • Jon Quigley GLOUCESTER, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      I want to know exactly how much money I am paying the sate, per gallon, as a tax. A 3.5 percent of the wholesale price per gallon does not provide me with this information. And why are we picking on the owners of certain types of vehicles? Elected officials need to be honest with us all...especially those of us who pay our taxes. This is OUR money...that we earn and they TAKE! They best learn to spend it wisely!

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    • Jon Quigley GLOUCESTER, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      As tax payers, don't we have a right to know exactly how much we are paying by way of taxes? Any percentage of an unknown wholesale cost is...unknown! And why is this tax tied to/dependent upon passage of a federal bill? it's bad enough we pay $17.5 per gallon for the state AND an $18.4 per gallon federal gas tax...and let's not forget the whopping $.01-.02 profit per gallon....hmmmm....$.36 per gallon goes to the state and federal govt for doing what again regarding the production of a liquid fossil fuel.

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