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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 ...

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Move over gas tax: California could move to VMT fee

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 14, 2014

California is considering switching from a state gas tax to a vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee, our sister site Overdrive reports. The state’s ...

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

HTF 101: How the Highway Trust Fund works

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 12, 2014

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) is a major talking point in the highway construction industry right now, especially because the ...

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 ...

New Hampshire Legislature passes 4.2-cent gas tax increase

New Hampshire Legislature passes 4.2-cent gas tax...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 24, 2014

The New Hampshire House this week passed a bill that would increase the state’s gas tax by 4.2 cents per ...

Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k jobs

Foxx: Insolvent transportation system could cost 700k...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 14, 2014

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Thursday that if lawmakers don’t fix the nation’s transportation system that is “teetering on the ...

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax hike, supports bond bill

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Reeves rejects statewide gas tax...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 07, 2014

Missisppi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday at the Stennis Capitol Press Corps luncheon in Jackson that he won’t support ...

Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

Posted by John Latta on Aug 02, 2013

Think of it as a NIMBP problem. As in a Not In My Back Pocket problem. Americans want more money to ...

Your Swine Airlines flight is ready for departure

Your Swine Airlines flight is ready for departure

Posted by John Latta on Jul 01, 2013

This is a fact: Gas taxes go up. All across the country they go up. Despite what you might think from ...

The cost of gasoline: Them and us

The cost of gasoline: Them and us

Posted by John Latta on Jun 25, 2013

Now this is a fun table to play with. I’m all for this sort of interactivity if I know how to ...

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