March 5, 2014 - "RMV fee hikes in works, Davey and Diehl 'happy' to debate gas tax," by Andy Metzger, Nashoba Publishing/SHNS
Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican who has been outspoken in favor of repealing the gas tax indexing, said he would "avoid" talking about that when Davey appeared before the House and Senate Ways and Means committees at Everett High School. "I'm happy to debate you any time on the gas tax," Davey said. While Diehl did not respond at the hearing, he reacted swiftly to a News Service tweet reporting on Davey's challenge. "Equally happy to debate the Secretary on taxation without representation, anytime," Diehl tweeted.
February 26, 2014 - "Small Towns Cry Poverty, Seek More State Aid," By Andy Metzger, Enterprise / SHNS
“Local aid does not help regional schools,” said Turner, who found an ally across the aisle when he said exempting school districts from the state’s gas tax would provide some relief. “I would love that,” responded Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican whose caucus has made multiple attempts to exempt local governments from the gas tax.
February 24, 2014 - "Rosenberg Top Taker of Travel Cash,"by Matt Stout, Boston Herald
State Rep. Geoff Diehl, a Whitman Republican who is among those who don’t take the stipend, is also among those pushing a ballot initiative to repeal last year’s law tying the gas tax to inflation. “Despite the fact that it’s available, it’s not something taxpayers should be on the hook for,” he said of the perk.