No, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Chris Doughty doesn’t want to bring back toll booths — but he does oppose new tolls on Massachusetts highways

April 6, 2022
By Alison Kuznitz |

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Chris Doughty, who’s fiercely pushed for Massachusetts to temporarily suspend the state gas tax amid historically high prices, now wants to be seen as a “motorist-friendly” choice for governor by pumping the brakes on new tolls for Massachusetts highways.

Doughty, a Wrentham business owner, is not in favor of green-lighting the return of toll booths on Massachusetts highways — despite what an initial statement seemed to indicate.

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