Washington state gas tax suspension remains unlikely despite calls from federal government

President Biden urged states to suspend their gas taxes but based on reactions from lawmakers, that’s unlikely in Washington state.

SEATTLE — Drivers in western Washington are seeing prices at the pump continue to creep up. At least one Seattle gas station has gas just one cent short of $6 a gallon.

“I’m planning to own an electric car in the future, but at least for the next six months, the bill has gone up 20 to 30%,” said Abhijid Kumar.

Those prices are tough for commuters like Sarah Jackson, who drives from Sammamish to Seattle each day.

“It just keeps going

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