fuel taxes

Be heard: Engage your representatives directly

Mike McRae | October 08, 2014

"If you don’t get involved, then as my dad and grampa would tell me, you don’t have any reason to complain when things are not going the way you think they should." --Owner-operator (retired) Mike ...

Missouri ballot would tackle tolls; ‘No polish required’

| July 31, 2014

Aug. 5 ballot measure, with enough yes votes, would essentially raise the state sales tax by three-quarters of 1 percent and devote those new collected funds exclusively to fund transportation infrastructure -- and expressly prohibit ...

Throwing tomatoes at fuel-tax-hike bill

| December 07, 2013

Any fuel-tax hike must come with "iron clad' provisions on misuse of funds for purposes other than highways, readers note -- meantime, the recent tax-hike bill's chances of passing?....

Fuel taxes change in several states

| July 01, 2013

Several states will see changes to the price of fuel at the pump as new taxes take effect July 1.

Maryland fuel taxes set to spike in July

| May 24, 2013

July 1, Maryland's sales tax rate on fuel purchases will start a several year increase, starting with a 1 percent rate July 1 and eventually moving to 5 percent in 2016.

Maryland House bill proposes fuels-tax changes

| March 11, 2013

Maryland bill HB 1515 would generate an additional $3.4 billion for state highway and transit projects in part with a new 2 percent motor fuel sales and equivalent use-tax rate on retail gas price.

Fuel-tax dustup in MI (Can you spell I – F – T – A?)

| January 22, 2013

Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.

‘Hey look! A squirrel!’: Notes on organization

| October 12, 2012

"I'm completely normal, and the rest of the world is strange. Now that we've cleared that up..."

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