States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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31. Kentucky
> State gas tax: 26.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.17 / gal. (12th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 20.4% (24th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 34% (8th lowest)

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32. Kansas
> State gas tax: 24.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.19 / gal. (15th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 19.3% (18th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 62% (tied – 11th highest)

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33. Wyoming
> State gas tax: 24.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.22 / gal. (18th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 19.1% (17th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 47% (tied – 23rd lowest)

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Rockingham County
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34. New Hampshire
> State gas tax: 23.8 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.28 / gal. (23rd lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 18.5% (13th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 54% (18th highest)

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35. North Dakota
> State gas tax: 23.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.29 / gal. (25th lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 18.1% (9th lowest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 44% (tied – 17th lowest)