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Lawmakers call for gas-tax holiday in Special Legislative Session 

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI) — As gas prices rise along with the cost of pretty much everything else, two Democratic Idaho state lawmakers are asking Governor Brad Little to call a Special Legislative Session to address the issue.

Representative James Ruchti of Pocatello and Senator David Nelson of Moscow sent a letter to the governor Wednesday asking for a special session to consider a six month state gas tax holiday.

The lawmakers say relief at the pump would be 32 cents a gallon and say with the state projecting a $1.3 billion budget surplus.

The gas tax holiday is well with in the budget.

You can find the lowest gas prices in the area HERE, and you can find the lawmakers full letter below.

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