Virginia legislators have reached an agreement to increase the state gas tax by 10 cents per gallon over the next two years, with annual adjustments to changes in inflation going forward. The deal [...]
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Five of six Arkansas state lawmakers who supported last year’s gas tax increase and faced March 3 primary opposition won their race, and 68 transportation investment supporters faced no opposition in their contest. [...]
Lawmakers in 24 states introduced nearly 100 transportation funding measures in January, according to analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center® (ARTBA-TIAC). A bill in Maine to establish a transportation funding commission, with [...]
The Utah Legislature has repealed an unpopular tax reform package that could have generated $170 million in transportation investment in 2021. The move came soon after a citizen’s referendum reached the required signature [...]
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) proposal to raise $3.5 billion in one-time revenue for state roads Jan. 30 won unanimous approval from the State Transportation Commission. The bond will nearly double the state’s [...]
The North Carolina Department of Transportation will submit a financial proposal by Jan. 15 detailing their projected spending, control measures, and policies. As a response to the department’s previous budgeting problems, the new [...]
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) signed a measure Dec. 18 that will impose the 4.85 percent state sales tax to gasoline purchases at the pump and increase the state diesel tax. This will [...]
Thirty states this year approved transportation investment measures estimated to generate $7.7 billion in one-time and recurring revenue, according to analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center® (ARTBA-TIAC). Nearly $10 billion more in [...]
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) on March 12 signed into law legislation to raise the state gas tax by 3 cents-per-gallon and diesel tax by 6 cents-per-gallon (effective Oct. 1) and add an [...]
State lawmakers face many transportation investment challenges during their 2020 legislative sessions, including the distraction of their own reelection campaigns. Four states do not have regular sessions in 2020, and six others meet [...]