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Fuel Tax Changes Take Effect in Several States July 1

June 24, 2013

Fuel Tax Changes Take Effect in Several States July 1

Beginning July 1, a number of states will see changes to the price of fuel at the pump as new taxes take effect.

Missourians Could Vote on Transportation Sales Tax

May 20, 2013

Missourians Could Vote on Transportation Sales Tax

The Missouri House of Representatives last week voted to put a 1-cent transportation sales tax on the ballot for public vote.

States Seek to Change Motor Fuel Taxes to Increase Transportation Revenues

April 22, 2013

States Seek to Change Motor Fuel Taxes to Increase Transportation Revenues

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by adjusting their state motor fuel taxes continues to grow, with lawmakers in Minnesota, Vermont and Pennsylvania marking the latest to introduce such legislation.

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

March 18, 2013

More States Weigh Sales, Fuel Tax Hikes

The number of states seeking to generate transportation revenues by increasing sales taxes or state motor fuel taxes is growing, with lawmakers in Missouri and Washington marking the latest to introduce such legislation.

Arkansas Aims to Use Sales Tax for Roads

October 15, 2012

Arkansas Aims to Use Sales Tax for Roads

A proposed constitutional amendment on Arkansas’s ballot this November would add a half-cent to the state’s 6-cent sales tax to raise money for transportation.