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Travelers may face higher airline ticket taxes
WASHINGTON (KABC) -- Travelers may soon face higher taxes on airline tickets if a new fee hike passes through an appropriations committee in Washington on Wednesday.
A Democratic-led Senate panel approved the airline ticket tax increase to help cover security costs at airports. Travelers could end up paying up to $6 more for a round trip ticket.
Republicans are denouncing the plan and could kill the idea when the full committee meets later Wednesday.
The fee increase would raise $280 million next year to cover costs such as new bomb-detection machines.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.
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