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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Facing a state budget shortfall, Texas lawmakers are considering diverting revenue from the general sales tax intended for transportation construction as part of an upcoming budget. The funding stream had been overwhelmingly approved by voters in November 2015. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) told the [...]
State Legislative Activity The South Carolina Senate introduced a deal to increase transportation funding by $400 million, transferred annually from the state’s General Fund. The Senate will debate the bill on March 8. Read More. After passing competing bills, Indiana lawmakers entered conference committee in [...]
Forty-four bills to increase transportation funding have been considered in 23 states so far in the 2016 legislative session, according to an updated report from the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center. Of those considering methods to increase transportation funding, eight states—Alaska, Hawaii, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New [...]
This unsuccessful campaign in the Nevada state legislature failed to increase the state gasoline tax to fund transportation improvements throughout the state. Nevada’s proposed legislation included an annual two-cents-per-gallon gasoline tax increase to fund state highway and bridge improvements. This flat gasoline tax would have [...]
Southern Nevada recently passed a short-term fuel revenue indexing plan, which will extend from 2014 through 2016. This trial period could potentially be extended for ten additional years after the trial program is set to end on December 31, 2016. So far, this new fuel [...]