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TIAC tracks the latest state & local transportation funding news. To contribute to this effort, contact Carolyn Kramer.
Idaho House Speaker Scott Bedke (R- District 27A) expects transportation funding will be a bigger issue than anticipated in the last month of the 2017 legislative session, describing damaged roads and rough winter weather during a March 1 lunch with the Capitol press corps. Read More>> [...]
Nebraska is on its way to passing a transportation funding bill, Alabama and Mississippi are considering gasoline tax increases, and Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Connecticut are reviewing legislation to protect transportation revenue. In Utah, the legislature approved diverting transportation revenue to education and water projects, [...]
Preliminary election results show that voters approved $7 million in transportation funding on local ballots in two states March 8. Two additional ballots failed to pass voter consideration. In Michigan, three townships voted on transportation funding increases. Ballot measures to renew and increase property taxes [...]
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 [...]
While some states move forward on transportation funding legislation, others grapple with transportation revenue shortfalls. State Transportation Funding Legislation Activity Hawaii Gov. David Ige included a plan to increase the state gas tax by 3 cents-per-gallon, as well as raise state vehicle registration fees and [...]
This unsuccessful campaign with the New Hampshire state legislature failed to pass a transportation bill that would have increased the gasoline tax by 12-cents-per-gallon. House Bill 617 proposed a half-billion dollar tax increase on gasoline over the course of a three year period. It would [...]