NC gas tax could increase

May 11, 2009 8:52:42 PM PDT
If lawmakers get their way, the state gas tax won't go down.Senators voted on Monday to replace the $0.29 maximum with a $0.29 minimum --meaning the tax can only go up.

Currently, North Carolina has the fourth highest gas tax in the country.

Supporters of the bill say the change could generate tens-of-millions of dollars for road projects.