Tag: federal gas tax

The federal tax on gasoline has not changed since 1993. Photo: Willard/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Biden administration pushes for gas tax pause

June 27, 2022 By

As gas prices continue to rise across the country, the Biden administration is asking Congress for a three-month pause to the 18 cents-per-gallon gas tax.

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Why ‘pausing’ the federal gas tax is a horrible idea

March 16, 2022 By and

The Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) Brian Turmail discusses the Gas Prices Relief Act and what suspending the federal gas tax would ultimately mean for construction.

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Poll: Majority of Americans still oppose gas tax increase

December 29, 2014 By

Transportation advocates continue to lobby for a variety of potential solutions to address the shortfall in federal highway

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Another state pursuing road-use highway funding system

December 16, 2014 By

The state of Oregon passed the first bill in the United States establishing a road use charge system

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Exploring a federal gas tax increase

October 23, 2013 By

Infrastructure proponents have used the 20th anniversary of the last federal gas tax increase, which occurred Oct. 1,

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House committee exploring federal gas tax increase

July 25, 2013 By

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee discussed increasing the federal gas tax during a hearing about the existing

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