Champaign Council Passes Gas Tax

Published 02/07 2012 11:33PM

Updated 02/07 2012 11:36PM

The Champaign city council voted in favor of a gas tax Tuesday.  Drivers will be paying more at the pump starting May 1st.  An extra four cents will be added to every gallon bought.  It's expected to bring in $1.5 million.  That money will pay for a backlog of $60 million in road projects.

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