With the 2.6 cent-per-gallon increase in Maine’s gasoline tax taking effect July 1, the state tax rises to 24.6 cents, and 43 cents per gallon when federal taxes are added, according to the Maine Petroleum Association.

The 2.7 cent-per-gallon boost in diesel fuel taxes brings the state tax to 25.7 cents per gallon and 50.1 cents when federal taxes are added.

The state-federal totals compare to 36.4 cents per gallon for gasoline and 42.4 cents for diesel in neighboring New Hampshire.

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