Issue / Fuel tax

U.S. Chamber Proposal Revives Gas Tax Debate

January 26, 2018 Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its proposal for a national infrastructure initiative, centered...

White House Promises Infrastructure Bill in January

December 8, 2017 The White House this week made it official and promised to release the Trump Administration's "infrastructure...

White House Floats Gas Tax Hike As Infrastructure Pay-For Again

October 27, 2017 This week, White House economic czar Gary Cohn broached the idea of an increase in federal gasoline and diesel fuel...

Gas Tax Receipts Up, Truck Sales Down, and Aviation/Harbor Trust Funds Built Balances in 2017

October 20, 2017 This week, the Treasury Department released the financial totals for federal trust fund accounts for the fiscal...

January 24, 1958 Cabinet Meeting on Highways

This PDF file pertains to President Eisenhower's Cabinet meeting held on January 24, 1958. One of the items of discussion was the new...

Sec. Chao Defends Budget Before Senate Appropriators

July 20, 2017 Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao appeared before the Senate Appropriations Committee on July 13 to defend the...

Rural Infrastructure Needs Examined by House Committee

July 20, 2017 The House Committee on Agriculture held a hearing on July 19 on the state of infrastructure in rural America. The...

California Enacts Significant Gas Tax Increase

April 14, 2017 Last week, the California legislature enacted a package of tax and fee increases on highway users, including gasoline...

DeFazio Introduces Gas Tax Indexation Bill

March 23, 2017 On March 22, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), the ranking minority member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure...

Stakeholders, DeFazio Send Trump Infrastructure Ideas

February 8, 2017 Recently, President Trump received unsolicited advice on transportation infrastructure financing from two different...

Two Decades In, Congress Still Pushing for 21st Century Infrastructure

February 2, 2017 At the 21st Century Transportation Infrastructure Symposium, a senior Member of Congress called for a paradigm...

ISTEA at 25: Part 1

December 23, 2016 This week marks the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of...

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