Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) on Dec. 3 indicated support for a state gas tax increase. In November Sen. Pro Tem Del Marsh (R- District 12) stated the increase would be considered during the 2019 legislative session. Read More>>

Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers (D) on Jan. 2 stated he aims to resolve roadblocks that have prevented the state from increasing transportation revenue in the past. The budget process could be overseen by Craig Thompson, Evers’s nomination to lead the state department of transportation, but Thompson has received GOP criticism. Read More>>

A “lockbox” bill signed in New York on Dec. 28 aims to prevent the diversion of transit funds to other parts of the state budget. The bipartisan bill received crucial support from a panel of representatives studying the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s finances. Read More>>

To repair the state’s dilapidated roads and bridges, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials are pursing measures to raise the state gas tax. Read More>>