July 6, 2019

The Washington Post: States Are Doing It. So Why Hasn’t Congress Increased the Federal Gas Tax?

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All told, 31 of the 50 states have raised or reformed their motor fuel taxes during the past decade, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. What’s more, 22 states now have variable-rate policies in place to make sure that inflation does not erode this crucial revenue stream. In so doing, they are establishing sustainable funding for the transportation infrastructure they need, for which they cannot rely on Washington alone.

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