State News


Dec. 20: Ten States to Watch in 2019

In the southeast… Alabama Sen. Pro Tem Del Marsh (R- District 12) Nov. 28 stated that the legislature would likely consider increasing the state gas tax during the 2019 legislative session. The Association of County Commissions of Alabama reported July 20 that a new...

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Sept. 21: State Transportation Funding News

The Wisconsin legislature passed a budget on Sept. 15 that will create a $100 annual registration fee for electric motor vehicles and a $75 annual registration fee for hybrid motor vehicles. The bill also authorizes $400 million in bonds to fund transportation...

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Illinois Ballot Measure Results



Fuel Taxes

Excise Tax:

  • Alternative fuels are taxed at the state motor fuel rate (GGE or DGE).
  • Liquid petroleum gasoline (LPG): an additional 5.9 cents-per-gallon.

Fee/Tax in addition to Gas Excise Tax: 6.25 percent state sales tax added, as well as environment and LUST fee (1.1 cents-per-gallon).

*Federal funding percentages are from an ARTBA analysis of FHWA Highway Statistics data, total ten year average 2004-2013 from tables SF-1 and SF-2. The percent is the ratio of federal aid reimbursements to the state and total state capital outlays and is indicative of the importance of the federal aid program to state capital spending for highways and bridges. Does not include local capital spending. Federal highway reimbursements are primarily used for capital outlays, including construction, right of way and engineering, but are also used for debt service for GARVEE bonds.