Published: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 6B

California motorists paid a record $8.3 billion in state and local fuel taxes during the 2011-12 fiscal year, according to the state Board of Equalization.

From July 1, 2011 through June 30 this year, BOE said it collected $6.9 billion in motor vehicle fuel taxes, up from $6.7 billion the prior year.

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