Biden pitches a summer gas tax holiday as price hovers around $5 a gallon

U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio, an Oregon Democrat, rejected the idea of a gas tax holiday before Biden gave his speech

By: - June 22, 2022 3:03 pm
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A House bill relaxing restrictions on Oregonians pumping their own gas heads to Gov. Tina Kotek to sign. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.