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Senate Democrats Introduce $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

January 30, 2017

Senate Democrats Introduce $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

Senate Democrats on Jan. 24 introduced a $1 trillion infrastructure plan, laying down a marker for President Donald Trump, who pledged to introduce a massive infrastructure package during his first 100 days in office.

SenateTax-Writing Committee Considers Energy Tax Policy; No Discussion of Biodiesel

June 16, 2016

SenateTax-Writing Committee Considers Energy Tax Policy; No Discussion of Biodiesel

The Senate Finance Committee on May 14 held a hearing on energy tax policy, the first committee hearing on this topic in the current Congress. The truckstop and travel plaza industry's primary interests in this space at the present time are the $1.00/gallon biodiesel blenders' tax credit, as well as the $0.50/gallon alternative fuel tax credit and alternative fuel mixture tax credit (applicable to sales of LNG and CNG, among other fuels). These provisions, which are scheduled to expire at the end of 2016, were not discussed at the hearing.

NATSO Urges Senate Finance to Extend Biodiesel Tax Credit

July 20, 2015

NATSO Urges Senate Finance to Extend Biodiesel Tax Credit

NATSO joined a group of petroleum retailers and marketers in urging members of the Senate Finance Committee to extend the $1 per-gallon biodiesel tax credit when it considers a package of individual and business tax provisions known as tax extenders July 21.

Senate Bill Seeks Infrastructure Tax Credit

May 6, 2015

Senate Bill Seeks Infrastructure Tax Credit

Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) on May 3 introduced a measure that would expand the use of tax-exempt bonds and create a new tax credit aimed at increasing private investment in public infrastructure projects.

NATSO Responds to Finance Committee Call for Tax Reform Input

April 16, 2015

NATSO Responds to Finance Committee Call for Tax Reform Input

NATSO filed comments April 15 with the Senate Finance Committee in response to the committee’s call for stakeholder and public input on how best to overhaul the nation’s tax code.