HARRISBURG, Pa. — Amid a deepening stalemate over financing highways and public transit, Gov. Tom Wolf on March 12 proposed phasing out Pennsylvania’s gasoline tax, the second-highest in the nation, and appointed a commission to recommend alternative ways to pay for the state’s needs.
Illinois state transportation officials say this year’s 19-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase means millions of more dollars to help fix aging downstate roads.
Michigan lawmakers continue to deliberate transportation funding sources as the Oct. 1 budget deadline creeps closer.
Although Trump made big promises during the campaign and in his first days in the White House, the administration’s initial plan is for a meager $200 billion spread out over a decade and is reliant on private partnerships.
South Carolina on July 1 began a six-year trek that will raise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel by 2 cents a gallon each July into 2022.