Lawmakers both in Washington and Austin are considering possible gas tax increases to pay for much needed road improvements. Last week federal lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan plan to raise the federal gasoline tax by 12-cents.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have risen slightly as drivers take to the roads for the holiday season.
Gasoline prices around North Texas on Wednesday were hovering around $3.71 a gallon for regular unleaded. But, some commuters are already paying more.