Prominent Democrats including Joe Manchin oppose a bad idea whose time has seemingly not yet come.
Road maintenance and construction don't suddenly become free because gas hits $5 a gallon.
Research on the effects of Oregon's loosening of its self-service gas ban finds that allowing adults to pump their own gas increases supply and lowers prices.
Fuel retailers could face fines of $500 for failing to place signs on their pumps informing customers of the delayed implementation of the 2.2-cent increase in the state's gas tax.
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From New Jersey to California, state lawmakers are mulling one-off rebates and tax credits to ease the pain of rising prices.
A federal gasoline tax holiday would undermine the user fee system for funding highways and could worsen inflation.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' proposed gas tax holiday and Boston Mayor Michelle Wu's fare-free bus plan will both require taxpayers to subsidize infrastructure they don't use.
The bill working its way through Congress would create a national pilot program to study replacing the gas tax with a mileage-based user fee.
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We don't have a gridlock problem. We have a spending problem.
The Golden State has the highest gas tax in the nation, and one of its worst-performing highway systems.
Gavin Newsom, Supporter of Massive Gas Tax Hike, Demands Investigation of $4 per Gallon CA Gas Prices
The governor's request comes after the release of a report finding the state's taxes and regulations explain half of the higher prices Golden State motorists pay.
After state lawmakers boosted the gas tax with a promise to improve California streets, some cities are upsetting drivers by spending millions on so-called 'road diet' projects that reduce the number of lanes for motor vehicles.
California Politicians Hiked Gas Tax, Now Demand Investigation Into State's $4 Per Gallon Gas Prices
What could possibly be increasing California's gas prices?
Californians pay some of the highest gas taxes for some of the worst-maintained roads in the country.
L.A. Mayor Says Gas Taxes Are Needed to Fix Roads While Standing in Front of Rail Station Funded By Gas Taxes
Opponents of reducing California's gasoline tax are talking out of both sides of their mouths.
A ballot initiative planned for 2020 would let voters kill the overbudgeted, underfunded, behind-schedule monstrosity.
Democrats have spent the past two decades advocating for policies that artificially spike fossil fuel prices.
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Mileage-based user fees would charge drivers for how much road they use, not how much fuel they burn.
His transportation package would almost double gas taxes while diverting money to public transit and parks.
Energy taxes are obvious to voters, while the effects of energy efficiency standards are sneakier
Politicians prefer efficiency mandates because they are less obvious to voters than taxes.
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NOT an outrageous example of crony capitalism after all.
Yet another reason not to live there
The more the government taxes the more it says it needs
Even for roads and bridges
Americans may be "evolving" on many fronts, but the issue of energy is less open to emotional appeals.
State will soon have highest rate in the country
Probably ought to take a hike instead
Nine-cent jump in average from last year
Commerce Clause, anybody?