Massachusetts lawmakers work to resolve $500 million tax bill for transportation

Massachusetts State Capitol (Photo: A Travel Broad)Massachusetts State Capitol (Photo: A Travel Broad)

Lawmakers in Massachusetts are meeting today to work on a tax bill that will raise $500 million for the state’s transportation system, reported.

The focus of today’s meeting is to resolve differences between the versions of the bill that each chamber has already passed.

The bill calls for gas and cigarette tax increases.