Tag: gas tax

Federal funding pitfall prompts states to increase gas taxes

June 30, 2015By

Six states will increase their gas taxes July 1 as a means to replace lacking federal funds for […]

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Gas tax hike unlikely, says House Majority Leader

June 22, 2015By

Don’t expect a gas tax increase anytime soon. That’s what House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarty (R-Calif.) tells […]

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Gas tax an option for top Republican leader

January 5, 2015By

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the incoming Republican leader of the Senate Transportation Committee, says a gas tax increase […]

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Another state pursuing road-use highway funding system

December 16, 2014By

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

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September 8, 2014By

I’ve used this space from time to time in recent years to suggest that a large highway bill […]

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Gas tax reduction now being explored in Congress

July 25, 2014By

The federal gas tax could be on its last legs. According to The Hill, the Senate planned to […]

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LaHood weighs in on gas tax upon joining infrastructure coalition

January 9, 2014By

Building America‚Äôs Future, a bipartisan coalition of elected officials whose goal is raise awareness about the need to […]

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House bill aims to up federal gas tax by 15 cents

December 9, 2013By

Another bill was introduced in the House of Representatives related to transportation infrastructure funding. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) […]

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House committee exploring federal gas tax increase

July 25, 2013By

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

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