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Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

Texas DOT announces $1.3 billion plan for projects to improve traffic congestion

Texas DOT announces $1.3 billion plan for projects to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 01, 2016

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has released a $1.3 billion plan for accelerated transportation project completion aimed at improving ...

Ohio TRAC approves 7 new projects totaling $58.6 million

Ohio TRAC approves 7 new projects totaling $58.6...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

The Ohio Transportation Review Advisory Council has approved seven construction projects across the state. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, the ...

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased highway funding

Democratic presidential candidates call for increased...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 20, 2016

During Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday night, all three candidates vowed that transportation funding would be one of ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

Nebraska proposal would create transportation infrastructure bank to accelerate road and bridge projects

Nebraska proposal would create transportation...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jan 11, 2016

Nebraska State Senator Jim Smith and Gov. Peter Ricketts have unveiled a transportation infrastructure bank proposal aimed at accelerating road ...

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from transportation budget

Kentucky governor cuts $112.5 million from...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 07, 2016

Kentucky might see several road construction projects delayed after the governor ordered a $112.5 million cut – 5.6 percent – ...

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by General Fund surplus

Idaho selects road and bridge projects to be funded by...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 28, 2015

Idaho is taking some of the extra money it had at year's end and is putting it toward roads and bridges. And ...

Missouri governor calls for an increase in state’s gas tax

Missouri governor calls for an increase in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 21, 2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is hoping legislators in his state support a gas tax hike to help pay for needed ...

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in heavy equipment sales

AED: Highway bill to stimulate more than $13 billion in...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 11, 2015

The newly passed FAST Act that pumps $305 billion into transportation over the next year isn't just good for the ...

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway bill

States praise Congress for passing long-term highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 10, 2015

When Congress passed the first national long-term highway bill in a decade last week, it was a huge relief to ...

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