Higher federal gas taxes? Businesses are pushing the idea

Higher federal gas taxes? Businesses are pushing the idea

September 10, 2019  |  ( David Lightman, Higher federal gas taxes? Businesses are pushing the idea, McClatchy DC )

Jeff Davis, a senior analyst at the nonpartisan Eno Center for Transportation didn’t think that much is needed. Raising the tax five cents each of the next two years and a penny per year thereafter should be enough, he said.

The higher fuel taxes are the most logical way to stabilize the highway fund, he said. “Nothing comes close to the ease of implementation,” Davis said.

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