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18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for highway, bridge projects

18 states and D.C. use variable-rate gas tax for...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 27, 2015

The latest report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) shows that 18 states and the District of Columbia use variable-rate gas ...

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra $2 billion each year

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

  Twenty-seven percent of Iowa’s major urban roads and highways are in poor condition, and 21 percent of the state’s bridges are ...

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax while another wants to halt all road construction for 5 years

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Members of the South Carolina House of Representatives have filed two bills with very different agendas. If either were to ...

Michigan Senate votes to raise gas tax

Michigan Senate votes to raise gas tax

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 25, 2014

The Michigan Senate has passed a bill to raise the state's gas tax. The bill would approximately double Michigan's fuel tax ...

POLL: Majority of Americans would rather pay tolls than taxes

POLL: Majority of Americans would rather pay tolls than...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 18, 2014

73 percent of Americans agree that transportation spending is inefficient and most would rather pay for highway repairs with tolls ...

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Illinois Governor signs $1B plan for road repairs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 23, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a $1 billion capital spending plan, intended to create jobs and help repair 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 ...

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Senate panel delays vote on highway bill patch

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 26, 2014

The Senate Finance Committee has delayed its vote on a proposed short-term patch that would provide funding for transportation infrastructure ...

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue sources to fund transportation

Fitch: Gas tax hike should be paired with other revenue...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 24, 2014

Fitch Ratings released a statement on Tuesday noting that a gas tax increase needs to be paired with another revenue ...

Delaware to see raised tolls instead of gas tax hike

Delaware to see raised tolls instead of gas tax hike

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 21, 2014

Delaware drivers can soon expect an increase in certain tolls, but the state’s gas tax will not rise. That’s because Gov. ...

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 ...

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for...

Posted by Staff Report on Jun 17, 2014

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal ...

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