Issue / Fuel tax

The FY20 Budget: Transportation Tax and Fee Assumptions

March 19, 2019 In the full fiscal year 2020 federal budget request released this week, the assumptions for the tax receipts of...

Grassley, Wyden Push Railroad, Alternative Fuel Tax Break Extensions

March 1, 2019 Yesterday, the chairman and ranking Democrat of the Senate Finance Committee, Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ron Wyden...

The Gas Tax At 100: Oregon Enacts America’s First-Ever Motor Fuel Tax, February 25, 1919

February 25, 2019 Last Friday, we published an article revealing that the federal government had indeed taxed gasoline briefly...

The Gas Tax At 100: Federal Gasoline Tax Debate, 1864-1918

February 22, 2019 Next week will mark the 100th anniversary of the first gasoline tax in the United States as a motor fuel –...

Senate Commerce Examines Infrastructure Needs

February 14, 2019 Yesterday, Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS), chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened...

House T&I Kicks Off 2019 With Infrastructure Hearing

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the 116thCongress formally kicked off its work yesterday with a marathon...

CBO Estimates Future Transportation Excise Tax Yields Increasing

January 31, 2019 Yesterday's release of the annual Budget and Economic Outlook by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office...

How Much Money Would a Gas Tax Increase Raise?

January 31, 2019 This week's release of the annual Budget and Economic Outlook by the Congressional Budget Office also included...

Is the Federal-Aid Highway Program Compatible With the “Green New Deal?”

January 25, 2019 The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives has energized progressives, and many are choosing to spend...

Eno Releases Issue Brief on 2018 Transportation Ballot Measures

January 9, 2018 Voters across 34 states approved nearly $41 billion in new transportation investments last year, according to Eno's...

Tax Package Passes House but Looks Dead in Senate

December 21, 2018 A $99.2 billion package of year-end tax reductions passed the House of Representatives last night by a party-line...

CBO Updates Savings Estimates from Spending and Tax Choices

December 14, 2018 This week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued its biennial report updating a wide menu of revenue...

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