Planetizen: State Gas Tax Changes Effective July 1: Six Up; One Down

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Carl Davis, Research Director of the Institute on Tax and Economic Policy (ITEP) writes where gas taxes used to fund transportation infrastructure increased, if only by decimal points, and about the aberration—the six-cent plunge in California.

"The largest gas tax increases are taking place in Idaho (7 cents per gallon) and Georgia (6.7 cents for gas and 7.7 cents for diesel)," writes Davis. "Each of these increases is occurring due to legislation enacted earlier this year."

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