Indiana Approves 10¢ Motor Carrier Surcharge Increase
Along with increasing its diesel tax by 10 cents, Indiana recently approved a 10-cent increase to a surcharge tax for trucks.
South Carolina Gas-Tax Hike to Become Law After Legislature Overrides Gov. McMaster's Veto
A proposal to raise the South Carolina gas tax will become law after the Legislature overrode Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto May 10.
Why Alabama Lawmakers Could Still Consider a Fuel Tax Increase
Back in 1992, when gasoline cost about $1.13 per gallon, the Alabama Legislature hiked the state's fuel tax by a nickel.
S.C. Governor Says He'll Veto Gas-Tax Hike Immediately
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster said it won’t take long for him to veto a bill raising the gas tax when it hits his desk.
Trump Study of Gas Tax Could Run Afoul of GOP, Rural Voters
President Donald Trump said he’s open to raising the federal gasoline tax to fund infrastructure improvements — a position that could pit him against his fellow Republicans in Congress and might hit rural voters who supported him harder than others.
Trump Open to Raising Gas Tax, Says Truckers Back Higher Price for Highways
President Donald Trump said he’s willing to raise the U.S. gas tax to fund infrastructure development and called the tax-overhaul plan he released last week the beginning of negotiations.
Indiana Will Soon See Benefits, Costs of Gas-Tax Increase
INDIANAPOLIS — It won't be long before Indiana residents feel the benefits and costs of a $1.2 billion infrastructure plan Gov. Eric Holcomb signed April 27, along with the state's two-year budget. "I can assure you come July, you and all of you, are going to smell asphalt morning, noon and night," Holcomb said.
Bill Raising Tennessee's Gas Tax Passed Into Law
Gov. Bill Haslam on April 26 signed his IMPROVE Act into law as soon as the bill reached his desk. The bill raises gas and diesel taxes by six cents and 10 cents, respectively, over a three-year period, as well as several fees, including a $5 increase on annual car registrations.
Tennessee General Assembly Passes Gas, Diesel Tax
You'll be paying more for gasoline and diesel fuel in Tennessee, starting this summer, after Gov. Bill Haslam signs a bill to increase state fuel taxes.
Alabama Gas Tax Advances in House
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabamians would pay another 4 cents per gallon at the gas pump under a bill that moved forward in the Alabama House of Representatives on April 11.