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Dayton and Bakk feud put to bed as pair unite to promote $6B gas tax plan

Senate Maj Leader Bakk, Gov Dayton & Lt Gov Smith meet prior to their press conference on transportation funding. pic.twitter.com/owTFNo254m

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One Nation On Probation

Here’s a perfect example of unintended consequences.  As vehicle manufacturers have complied with higher gas mileage mandates Federal and state gas tax revenues have fallen.  Federal losses have been exacerbated by the fact that the Feds don’t always use gas tax money for roads and bridges.  389 more words

Death Throes of the Republican Party

An Open Letter to Susan Hutchison

By Sam Wilson

My response to Susan Hutchison’s defense of the Transportation Reform Package:

I think your note shows a fundamental fallacy you hold with regards to how government works. 470 more words

Washington State GOP

Wisniewski: Raise Gas Tax To Pay For NJ Transportation Projects

RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — One of New Jersey’s key transportation figures says more borrowing isn’t the answer to the state’s infrastructure funding problem.

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Senate Passes $15 Billion Transportation Package

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved a $15 billion transportation revenue package that includes an incremental gas tax increase of 11.7 cents over the next three years. 507 more words


Where is your dime per gallon gas tax going?

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC)- The roads lately feel less like pavement and more like gravel.

“Any deterioration in a road will show up in the winter or early spring,” said Iowa DOT Engineer Doug Rick. 283 more words


Iowa's gas tax hike goes into effect

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Many gas stations increased their prices by 10 cents overnight because of the gas tax hike Gov. Terry Branstad signed off on last week. 542 more words