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Reason-Rupe poll: More Americans would designate taxes to infrastructure than national defense or health care

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2014

Reason-Rupe poll: More Americans would designate taxes to infrastructure than national defense or health care

If given the choice, more Americans would be willing to designate taxes to infrastructure than to national defense or health care, according to the results of an April 2014 Reason-Rupe poll. Related: Two-thirds of Americans would refuse gas tax as transportation, ...

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Guest Blog: Electric vehicles are becoming a taxing problem

Staff Report - Jun 14, 2013

Guest Blog: Electric vehicles are becoming a taxing problem

A recent article on CNN's website called attention to efforts by a handful of states to collect infrastructure revenues from electric vehicles (EVs), which operate without gasoline or diesel fuel and thus do not contribute to road and bridge budgets.         The ...

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Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

John Latta - Jun 11, 2013

Gas Tax 101: 1932 – 2013

We talk gas tax all day long in this industry. We hear arguments that it should increase (I make many of them) or that it should remain where it is (largely because it would be political suicide to raise it). But this ...

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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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Let’s Mess with Taxes

John Latta - Apr 09, 2013

Let’s Mess with Taxes

 Something had to give. People want better roads and less congestion. So politicians promise to deliver. But people don’t want to pay more for their better roads. So politicians promise to deliver them at no extra cost. Result: stalemate, with deteriorating ...

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Associated Equipment Distributors Washington Fly-In

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 27, 2011

Nearly every day, lawmakers in Washington are making decisions that will have a big effect on your bottom line. They want, and need, to hear from you; firsthand, about how their actions are impacting your business and your people — ...

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