Kurt Erickson

Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Missouri Lawmakers May Ask Voters to Raise Gas Tax in 2021

Missouri Traffic travels on I-70 in Columbia, Mo. (Missouri Department of Transportation)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two years after Missouri voters decisively rejected a proposal to raise Missouri’s gasoline tax, the leader of the Senate wants a do-over.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 7, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Missouri Taps Into Checkbook for Road Projects

Missouri Road Projects Traffic travels on Interstate 70 in Columbia, Mo. (Missouri Department of Transportation)

JEFFERSON CITY — An additional lane on Interstate 70 in O’Fallon, Mo., and a new roadway for a long-sought riverside development in St. Charles are on tap as part of an outlay of state and local transportation dollars announced Dec. 16.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 17, 2019
Government, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Fuel Tax Hike Could Pump Up Construction in Missouri

MoDOT/Flickr

Missouri voters will choose whether to raise the nation’s fourth-lowest gasoline tax when they go to the polls in November.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 30, 2018
Government

Truckers, Other Groups Back Gas-Tax Hike in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A lengthy list of heavyweight lobbying groups urged members of the Missouri House April 26 to put a question on the November ballot asking if voters support a hike in the state gasoline tax.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 27, 2016