A comment by President Trump in an interview has led to widespread reporting that the president would consider raising fuel taxes to help pay for infrastructure. His press secretary later emphasized that the comments did not indicate support for such a strategy.
May 1, 2017
California's Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed raising gasoline taxes and vehicle fees to raise $5 billion per year to repair the state's crumbling streets, highways, and bridges.
March 30, 2017
Aiming to address both the lack of funding for the Highway Trust Fund and the lack of trust in finding a long-term solution for that, Rep. Tim Rice (R-SC) has introduced a bill that would hike federal motor-fuel taxes by 10.1 cents per gallon and index the new rate to inflation.
July 10, 2015
The State of Oregon on July 1 kicked off a new pay-by-the-mile road usage charge program. This program charges volunteer users 1.5 cents per mile while driving in Oregon and allows them to receive credit on their bill for state gas tax paid at the pump.
July 3, 2015
Bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. House Thursday would index the current federal gasoline and diesel fuel taxes to inflation, raising $27.5 billion to ensure highway-infrastructure spending is funded for exactly 1.7 years.
April 16, 2015
More attention is being paid this week to legislating infrastructure funding as the expiration date on the current MAP-21 highway bill looms ever closer - not that deadlines mean much on Capitol Hill.
April 15, 2015
OLYMPIA, WA - The Washington State Transportation Commission has approved a 20-year Washington Transportation Plan 2030. The plan highlights the need for additional revenue to maintain existing systems due to the decline in gas tax revenues.
December 30, 2010
SAN DIEGO - Networkfleet announced Dec. 16 the availability of new online State Mileage Reports to simplify fuel tax reporting required by commercial fleets. Fleet managers can now log on to Networkfleet's online fleet management system and generate reports showing the number of miles traveled for each vehicle by state.
December 16, 2010