Funding MoDOT: Voters favor raising fuel tax over sales tax; But: most support idea of funding increase while also opposing every specific tax proposal | St. Louis Public Radio

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A fuel tax increase now has more support than a sales tax increase to help pay for Missouri’s roads and bridges.

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s most recent survey finds 24 percent of Missourians favor raising taxes on fuel — an increase of 9 points since 2013. Meanwhile, raising the sales tax has lost support, falling four points to 17 percent.

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