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Four GOPers To Lead RFS Reform

August 1, 2013

Four GOPers To Lead RFS Reform

As the House Energy and Commerce Committee reviews the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for the first time in five years, Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.) has tasked four Republican panel members to take the lead on RFS reform.

Senate Bill Introduced to Change How LNG is Taxed

June 17, 2013

Senate Bill Introduced to Change How LNG is Taxed

U.S. Senators Michael Bennett (D-Colo.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.) have introduced legislation that would require that liquefied natural gas (LNG) for transportation fuel be taxed based on energy output and not by the gallon equivalent.

Bill Would Change How LNG is Taxed

June 5, 2013

Bill Would Change How LNG is Taxed

New bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Congress seeks to amend the Internal Revenue Code to change the way liquified natural gas is taxed, from a volume (gallon) to an energy content (diesel gallon equivalent) basis.

States Offer Tax Incentives to Encourage Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

April 22, 2013

States Offer Tax Incentives to Encourage Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Several state legislatures recently offered tax incentives aimed at boosting usage of cars and trucks that run on alternative fuels.

Colorado Motor Carriers, Truckstops Partner with DOT on Safety Initiative

June 11, 2012

Colorado Motor Carriers, Truckstops Partner with DOT on Safety Initiative

Many truckstops in Colorado will soon be equipped with a video system.

CWPMA Kills Commercialization Bill in Senate

May 7, 2012

CWPMA Kills Commercialization Bill in Senate

The Colorado Wyoming Petroleum Marketers Association (CWPMA) last week withdrew its bill HB-1136 "Prohibition on the Use of Public Land for Retail Sales" after Senate State Affairs Committee Chairman Rollie Heath said he would allow taxpayer dollars to be spent by government entities to compete against private companies.

Colorado House Passes Bill to Prohibit Fuel Sales on Public Land

April 30, 2012

Colorado House Passes Bill to Prohibit Fuel Sales on Public Land

The Colorado General Assembly last week passed legislation that prohibits fuel sales on public land.

Colorado Lawmakers Seek to Ban Fuel Retailing by State Government

January 30, 2012

Colorado Lawmakers Seek to Ban Fuel Retailing by State Government

Colorado Republican State Rep. Robert Ramirez and State Senator Ellen Roberts (R) have co-sponsored a bill in the Colorado General Assembly that would prohibit the state or any state agency from operating a truck stop, fueling station or convenience store on or near public land, including state highways, toll roads or any other infrastructure supported by state revenues.