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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

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi 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

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi 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 Amanda Bayhi 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 Amanda Bayhi 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 Amanda Bayhi 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 Amanda Bayhi 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 ...

Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

Posted by John Latta on Jun 11, 2013

We talk gas tax all day long in this industry. We hear arguments that it should increase (I make many of ...

RoadWorks

RoadWorks

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 18, 2012

Inside the highway and bridge industries   By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Hey Washington! You’re out of touch and we ...

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