Hill Republicans’ new bill on gas pumps will raise gas prices

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House Speaker John Boehner says he will work with Democrats to get a bill passed that includes a measure to raise gas taxes.

The Ohio Republican says it is in the interests of the American people to make sure the economy is strong.

The gas tax is currently $2.50 a gallon, and Boehner says that is the lowest it has ever been.

He says it would help make sure our country is strong in the long run.

Boehner says he expects that the House will vote this week.

The House will have a vote next week, and then the Senate will take it up.