Governor Parson Will Tour State In Support of Gas Tax Increase

Governor Mike Parson will be touring the state starting next week in support of a proposed 10 cent gas tax increase that will appear on the November 6th ballot.

Parson will make his first stop in St. Louis on Tuesday next week.

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If the tax is approved by voters the increase would pay for road and bridge repairs and fund the Highway Patrol.

Parson released a statement yesterday (Friday) saying he strongly supports the measure and says the state’s infrastructure needs are long overdue and action must be taken before a tragedy occurs.

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