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Feb. 24: State Transportation Funding Shortfalls

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 [...]

February 24, 2017|

March 4: State News Roundup

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 [...]

March 4, 2016|

Feb. 17: States Considering Transportation Funding Legislation

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 [...]

February 17, 2016|


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 [...]

November 9, 2015|

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