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Questions - Mileage Tax - March 24-25, 2012

48% Say Feds Should Drop Gas Tax Until Prices Come Down
47% Support Legalizing, Taxing Marijuana
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 24-25, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Some have suggested that taxing people based on how many miles they drive is a good way to raise funds for highway maintenance. Do you favor or oppose a mileage tax?

2* Americans pay a federal tax of 18.4 cents on each gallon of gas to help fund transportation projects. Should the government raise the gas tax to help meet new transportation needs?

3* Should the government eliminate the federal gasoline tax until gas prices come down?

4* Do you favor or oppose so-called “sin taxes” on sodas and junk food?

5* To help solve America’s fiscal problems, should the country legalize and tax marijuana?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence