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NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition, Battle Tolling Initiatives

March 28, 2017

NATSO, Anti-Tolling Coalition, Battle Tolling Initiatives

With the Trump Administration considering a $1 trillion infrastructure package that relies heavily on private dollars, governors, legislatures and transportation officials across the country already are laying the groundwork for new tolls.

Oregon Establishes Voluntary Per-Mile Vehicle Tax

July 10, 2013

Oregon Establishes Voluntary Per-Mile Vehicle Tax

Oregon became the first state to establish a voluntary per-mile vehicle tax as an alternative method for infrastructure funding when the Oregon State Legislature overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 810.

Top House Transport Committee Members Ask LaHood to Delay HOS

March 25, 2013

Top House Transport Committee Members Ask LaHood to Delay HOS

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R.-Pa.) and ranking member Nick Rahall II (D.-W.Va.) joined with Representatives Tom Petri (R.-Wisc.) and Peter DeFazio (D.-Ore.) in asking Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to stay the implementation of the new Hours-of-Service rule until after the U.S. Court of Appeals rules on pending challenges.

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Gas Tax

November 26, 2012

Federal, State Lawmakers Eye Increases to Gas Tax

Lawmakers at both the federal and state level are saying they will consider raising fuel taxes to fund much needed highway infrastructure projects

Oregon DOT Offers Electric Truck Incentives

July 9, 2012

Oregon DOT Offers Electric Truck Incentives

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) announced it is launching a new electric truck buyer incentive program aimed at reducing diesel fuel consumption within the state.

House Bill Seeks to Repeal Excise Tax; Increase Diesel Fuel Tax

April 9, 2012

House Bill Seeks to Repeal Excise Tax; Increase Diesel Fuel Tax

Congressmen introduce a bill that seeks to repeal the 12 percent federal excise tax on large trucks and replace it with a 6.3-cent increase in the federal diesel fuel tax.