New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) proposed 2017 – 2018 budget would maintain transportation funding at current levels. Read More>>

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) 2017-2018 budget proposal increases transportation funding by an average of $4.2 billion annually over the next ten years. The plan would be funded by gasoline and diesel tax increases, a new $65 vehicle registration tax, cap-and-trade auction revenues, and early repayment of some transportation loans. The Legislative Analyst’s Office created a guide to assist the state legislature in its deliberations on a transportation funding package. Read More>>

Connecticut’s Gov. Dannel Malloy’s (D) long-term transportation funding plan is at a standstill as state lawmakers face deadlock over creating a transportation fund lockbox. Read More>>

West Virginia lawmakers are at odds over Gov. Jim Justice’s (R) proposal to provide $3 billion in bonds for transportation projects, funded through raising vehicle registration fees and increasing tolls. Read More>>

Colorado chambers of commerce and economic-development organizations signed letters to Gov. John Hickenlooper (R) and state legislators urging the leaders to solve Colorado’s $9 billion unfunded transportation infrastructure project priorities. Read More>>

A proposal by the Association of County Commissioners of Alabama to increase the state gas tax by 3 cents-per-gallon has received significant support from 42 counties throughout the state, but has not yet found a sponsor to introduce the legislation. A bill must be introduced by the end of March to be considered in the 2017 legislative session. Read More>>

The Tennessee House Transportation Subcomittee voted Feb. 22 to postpone action on multiple transportation funding proposals until next week, including Gov. Bill Haslam’s (R) plan to increase the state gas tax. Gov. Haslam had previously stated that the alternatives proposed to his plan would not solve the state’s transportation funding shortfall. Read More>>