Issue / Fuel tax

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...

What Is the Future of the Interstate Highway System? TRB Consensus Study Released

December 6, 2018 Three years and two days after the enactment of the FAST Act, the Transportation Research Board of the National...

Ballot Initiatives: Phrasing Matters

(Or, A Tale of Two Gas Tax Ballot Measures) November 16, 2018 Transportation and construction industry advocates are rejoicing...

Voters Pass Six of 10 Biggest Transportation Ballot Measures

Updated December 3, 2018 With San Mateo County's Measure W squeaking by with a win, voters have now approved six of the 10 largest...

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