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Arkansas Senate Bill 336 (2019)

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 additional levy based on the average wholesale price of fuel. Senate Bill [...]

December 11, 2019|

States to Watch in 2020

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 for less than two months. Several states that began transportation investment campaigns [...]

December 11, 2019|

November 22: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) proposed a $21 billion, decade-long transportation funding plan for multimodal transportation improvements. Toll assessments—beginning in 2023, and ranging from 50 cents to $7—would be used to repay federal loans for the projects. Read More>>   Also in Connecticut, state [...]

November 22, 2019|

November 14: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

  In Massachusetts, dozens of Boston-area municipal leaders called for a 15-cent increase to the state’s 24-cents-per-gallon gas tax. This revenue would help subsidize a massive overhaul in the state’s transit and road network. Read more>>   The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded [...]

November 14, 2019|

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