San Diego transportation officials celebrated June 13 the anticipated award of about $140 million in state funding to help complete the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry.
Minnesota lawmakers on May 21 sent the governor a $1.3 billion deal that would index the gas tax to inflation and bolster the state's extensive transportation network.May 22, 2023
Michigan has an annual funding gap of roughly $2.1 billion to $3.9 billion when it comes to money to maintain the state’s crumbling roads and bridges — even after record federal aid and state bonding is taken into account, according to a new study of the state’s infrastructure costs.
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has extended the gas tax holiday through Dec. 31 in a bill signed during a special session of the General Assembly to provide economic relief to residents.
New Jersey is cutting an automotive fuel tax by 1 cent per gallon after consumer demand was higher than projected, state Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio announced.
Prominent transportation stakeholders and key congressional lawmakers pushed back on President Joe Biden’s call to temporarily suspend the federal gas tax.
President Joe Biden’s plan to suspend the federal gasoline tax would only make things worse for U.S. drivers, one industry CEO said ahead of a meeting in Washington between oil executives and administration officials.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on June 22 called on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — an election-year move meant to ease financial pressures that was greeted with doubts by many lawmakers.
President Joe Biden and a top economic aide preemptively defended a potential suspension of the federal gasoline tax, saying it wouldn’t hurt road-building projects and that savings would be passed on to consumers — the latest signal Biden is leaning toward urging Congress to pause the levy.