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Alternative fuel-powered Dodge Ram touted as cost-effective transportation industry option

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 06, 2013

Alternative fuel-powered Dodge Ram touted as cost-effective transportation industry option

A Dodge Ram powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) is wrapped to promote the 2014 Land Investment Expo in West Des Moines, Iowa. Legendary oil-and-gas entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, who is working to meet the transportation industry’s need for cost-effective alternative ...

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The Family Gasoline Bill: Scarcity trumps efficiency

John Latta - Jun 12, 2013

The Family Gasoline Bill: Scarcity trumps efficiency

Americans spend a relatively small part of their income on gasoline. But it’s unlikely to get any smaller. It was just a bit less than 4 percent of income before taxes in 2012, the highest in nearly three decades. Consider that the ...

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Gas tax quiz

John Latta - May 23, 2013

Gas tax quiz

Pop quiz: What do you pay in federal fuel tax for every gallon of gas you buy? What percentage of the price of a gallon of gas comes from fuel taxes? No Googling! As the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy points out, ...

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Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 27, 2013

Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Since a gas tax seems to be an unlikely source of transportation funding, some legislators are looking to oil. In fact, Speaker John Boehner has called revenues for infrastructure improvements via oil and gas drilling expansions a “natural link,” according to ...

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