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Amendment aims to raise federal gas tax as part of long-term transportation bill

Amendment aims to raise federal gas tax as part of...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 03, 2015

An amendment to the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act (HR 3763) filed late last week aims to raise ...

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Lee again files bill to get rid of the federal gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 12, 2015

As the future of federal transportation funding remains up in the air, two Republican lawmakers have filed a bill that ...

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not Keystone

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 08, 2015

It's clear that one of Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) top priorities is to fix the Highway Trust Fund before it ...

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 18, 2014

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed ...

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis visit

LaHood pushes for 10-cent gas tax hike during St. Louis...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jul 02, 2014

During a trip to St. Louis, Mo., on Tuesday, former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushed for a 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax ...

Rep. Shuster wants transportation bill to hit House floor by August

Rep. Shuster wants transportation bill to hit House...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jan 15, 2014

House Transportation Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) said during the committee’s surface transportation hearing on Tuesday that he wants ...

Proposed bill would raise federal gas tax by $0.15 for highway funding

Proposed bill would raise federal gas tax by $0.15 for...

Posted by EQW Staff on Dec 05, 2013

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) introduced into the House on Wednesday a bill that would nearly double federal fuel taxes as ...

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to better fund transportation

New bill would nearly double the federal gas tax to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

While one duo of Congressmen contends that the gasoline tax should reduced by 80 percent and federal transportation funding eliminated ...

Chamber of Commerce president calls for gas tax increase

Chamber of Commerce president calls for gas tax...

Posted by EQW Staff on Oct 22, 2013

Less than a week after former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood suggested a 10-cent-per-gallon tax hike, the idea of a fuel ...

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

LaHood suggests 10-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike

Posted by EQW Staff on Oct 17, 2013

Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has suggested raising the gas tax by 10 cents per gallon. LaHood said this week that ...

Sen. Boxer proposes removing federal gas tax, adding wholesale fuel tax

Sen. Boxer proposes removing federal gas tax, adding...

Posted by EQW Staff on Sep 25, 2013

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said during a committee hearing Wednesday that the federal government ...

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

CHARTS: Americans don’t pay enough for roads

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2013

A great report from The Atlantic Cities brings two charts into focus that do a great job of illustrating why ...

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