23 August, 2011

No taxes on gasoline.

The federal gas tax expires at the end of September.

The gas tax has not been raised since 1993. Our transportation funding is already broke and borrowing, yet there is controversy whether or not the tax will even be reinstated.

If the federal government doesn't move soon, starting in October gas will be a few cents cheaper and 90% of the funding for our highway system will disappear.

NY Times: The Clear Case for the Gas Tax