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North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road construction funding

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

North Carolina Senate bill S20, passed February 12, would increase the minimum motor fuel excise tax by 67 percent, while raising the ...

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 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 ...

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 19, 2014

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected ...

Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million state transportation fund

Rhode Island lawmakers approve creation of $28 million...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 06, 2014

Rhode Island will have a dedicated transportation fund starting next month. The state’s House Finance Committee on Thursday night approved a ...

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Utah transportation panel considers gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 22, 2014

The state gas tax in Utah may start rising if a proposed hike is approved. The state’s Transportation Interim Committee on ...

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech summit

LaHood touts fuel tax hike at transportation tech...

Posted by Todd Dills on May 21, 2014

Speaking to attendees of the ALK Transportation Technology Summit in Princeton, N.J., former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood made a case ...

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 ...

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2012

Think originally. I dare you. By Kirk Landers Some time back in the last decade, a sketchy, much too brief news item ...

Final Word

Final Word

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Mar 02, 2011

It’s the jobs, stupid By Kirk Landers One of those teaser heads on an Internet news site in January relayed the wisdom ...

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