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Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Alabama holding meetings about raising its gas tax

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 06, 2016

Alabama drivers might see an increase in the gas tax for the first time in more than a decade. The Alabama Legislature's ...

Study: No ‘significant difference’ between cost of gas tax and RUC on California drivers

Study: No ‘significant difference’ between...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

Fuel efficient cars have been a boon for the environment and the wallets of drivers, but it's had the side ...

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay more to adequately fund roads

Missouri DOT survey finds 87% of respondents would pay...

Posted by Chris Hill on Aug 20, 2015

A survey commissioned by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) finds a large majority, 87 percent, of those responding would ...

House Majority Leader on gas tax increase: ‘Let’s think of something else’

House Majority Leader on gas tax increase:...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jun 23, 2015

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-California) thinks lawmakers in the capitol should come up with alternative funding for transportation because ...

Senate Finance Committee hears opposing views on gas tax, emphasis on long-term transportation funding

Senate Finance Committee hears opposing views on gas...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 22, 2015

Members of the Senate Finance Committee were presented with testimony stressing the need for long-term funding for transportation projects, but ...

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 ...

Iowa DOT plans $3.2 billion in highway projects through FY 2020

Iowa DOT plans $3.2 billion in highway projects through...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) proposes $3.2 billion in highway right of way and construction projects in its draft ...

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases has little impact on state legislator re-election

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

An analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows members of neither the Republican or Democratic parties ...

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan support as method for funding long-term highway bill this year

Corporate tax code reforms have early bi-partisan...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 26, 2015

After President Barack Obama made a brief mention of infrastructure funding in his State of the Union address last week, ...

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower gas tax, surrender federal highway authority to states

Road builders, construction groups oppose bill to lower...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 18, 2014

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

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal transportation funding, most willing to pay higher gas taxes

Survey finds 68% of Americans want increased federal...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 12, 2014

Two-thirds of Americans, or 68 percent, want the federal government to invest more in roads, bridges and mass transit systems, ...

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