Long-term road funds idea picks up support

Arkansas Democrat Gazette » In Little Rock, a legislative committee Wednesday recommended Senate approval of a proposal to refer to voters in 2020 a proposed constitutional amendment that would make permanent a half-percent sales tax that benefits highways but was intended to expire in four years.

2019-04-18T13:34:23-08:00March 7th, 2019|Arkansas, Sales Tax|

Northam announces selection of firms to build $3.3 billion tunnel project

The Washington Post » Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday that Virginia has selected a contractor to build two new tunnels and widen a major highway in Hampton Roads. The $3.3 billion price tag — funded by regional gas and sales taxes, tolls and other sources — makes it one of the two biggest transportation projects in commonwealth history.

2019-04-18T13:51:16-08:00February 16th, 2019|Fuel Tax, Highways, Public-Private Partnerships, Sales Tax, Tolling, Virginia|

Transportation bill survives first tests in Sacramento

The Press Democrat » A $6 billion state transportation funding plan cleared its final committee in Sacramento this week and is now on course for a vote in the Senate.

2017-06-28T13:45:17-08:00March 10th, 2017|California, Fuel Tax, Funding, Sales Tax, Vehicle Usage Fees|
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