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10 States Where Taxes Are Going Up

Some states, still facing tight budgets after years of recession and slow recovery, are turning to tax increases to make up for the shortfalls. In some states, you’ll soon pay more for Gucci bags and other luxury goods. 1,031 more words


Gov. Bill Haslam still not taking stance on solution to fund transportation projects

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Could you have to pay more when gassing up to help fund road construction?

It is one of the options state leaders are considering. 334 more words


Lawmakers Adjourn Until September Without Road-Funding Deal

LANSING (AP) – The Michigan House adjourned Wednesday night without a road-funding deal, with Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrats opposing the budget ramifications of dedicating $600 million in existing income taxes to transportation infrastructure. 617 more words


Get Washington Out of the Business of Redistributing - and Wasting - Transportation Dollars

I’ve argued (repeatedly) that we should abolish the Department of Transportation and allow states to make decisions on how to fund and whether to fund transportation projects. 905 more words

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CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In Decades

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — California lawmakers are considering a hike in the state gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.

The proposed 12 cent per gallon increase would go to pay for infrastructure. 107 more words


Is a gas tax in the near future?

Arguably the most powerful Republican in the state said he doesn’t see a hike in the Tennessee gas tax in the near future.

The comment came as Gov. 44 more words

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State Senate majority leader weighs in on search for transportation funding

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris said Thursday that while he is not in favor of an imminent tax increase on gas, Gov. 300 more words