Governor Chris Sununu promises he will veto a bill that would effectively tack a fee on fuel-efficient vehicles registered in New Hampshire. House Bill 1763 would establish a road usage fee for motor vehicles registered to travel on New Hampshire roads based on the equivalent miles per gallon of the vehicle. The fee would be collected at the time of annual registration of the vehicle and deposited in the highway fund. The usage fee would range from zero for vehicles that average less than 20 mpg, up to $111 for vehicles that average 51 or more mpg, including "gasoline-free vehicles," according to the legislation. Sununu says he doesn’t support the bill as it’s currently drafted. The Union Leader reported that the governor said he understands more money...
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Sununu Vows Veto of Proposed Fee on Fuel-efficient Cars