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California enacts $52 billion fuel tax hike for road, bridge repairs

Published: April 29, 2017

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Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Government/Legal , Green , Fuel Efficiency The average California motorist will see transportation costs rise by about $10 a month. Continue reading California enacts $52 billion fuel tax hike for road, bridge repairs California enacts $52 billion fuel tax hike for road, bridge repairs originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Illinois proposes per-mile driving tax

Published: April 13, 2016

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Filed under: Etc. , Government/Legal , Green , Green Driving , Electric , Hybrid Illinois motorists may soon be the victims of their own good behavior. Drivers in the Land of Lincoln have been improving their fuel efficiency and driving more hybrid and electric cars that lessen their reliance on gasoline


California’s $3.6 billion highway plan could include EV fees

Published: September 6, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Electric A new proposal by California governor Jerry Brown could increase gas and diesel taxes in the state, as well as charge a fee to plug-in vehicle drivers. Continue reading California’s $3.6 billion highway plan could include EV fees California’s $3.6 billion highway plan could include EV fees originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 06 Sep 2015 09:29:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


California’s $3.6 billion highway plan could include EV fees

Published: September 6, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Electric A new proposal by California governor Jerry Brown could increase gas and diesel taxes in the state, as well as charge a fee to plug-in vehicle drivers.


How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress

Published: July 26, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Read This ProPublica has put together a very deep look at the past, present, and future of the federal gas tax, and why it hasn’t been increased since 1993.


How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress

Published: July 26, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Read This ProPublica has put together a very deep look at the past, present, and future of the federal gas tax, and why it hasn’t been increased since 1993. The article is a fantastic read. Continue reading How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress How the federal gas tax exemplifies problems in Congress originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:00:00 EST.


Obama’s budget would fix infrastructure through corporate taxes on foreign earnings

Published: February 2, 2015

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Filed under: Earnings/Financials , Government/Legal , Green , Driving , United States President Obama’s budget proposal includes a new way of funding infrastructure improvements over the next six years. His plan would be a one-time, 14 percent tax on corporate earnings held overseas to raise an estimated $238 billion.


Falling gas prices could spur new federal taxes

Published: January 15, 2015

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Videos , Fuel Efficiency A bipartisan initiative is once again pushing for an increase in the federal gas tax, although the overall hike would simply bring the tax in line with inflation. Continue reading Falling gas prices could spur new federal taxes Falling gas prices could spur new federal taxes originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Study: More than half of America willing to pay higher fuel taxes for better roads [w/poll]

Published: June 10, 2014

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Earnings/Financials The gas tax and diesel taxes haven’t been increased since 1993. A new study by AAA has revealed a rather interesting factoid – apparently, there’s a large number of Americans that wouldn’t mind shelling out a bit more coin for a bit better roads.


Report: Increasingly fuel-efficient cars putting gas tax, road funding at risk [w/poll]

Published: June 1, 2014

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Filed under: Government/Legal , Earnings/Financials The fund that the United States uses for the maintenance of its roads is increasingly falling short, and one of the main reasons is the more efficient cars we drive today. As fuel economy improves, the amount raised by the nation’s gas taxes falls, and it is those taxes that pay for much of the highway upkeep in the country


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