Activists targeting a portion of a new state law automatically linking future hikes in the gas tax to increases in the rate of inflation say they’ve submitted more than the required number of signatures needed to put the question on next year’s ballot.
Activists are targeting a portion of the state’s new gas tax law that automatically links future tax hikes to increases in the rate of inflation.
Gov. Deval Patrick is asking lawmakers to approve a change in a transportation finance bill that would allow an increase in the state gasoline tax if tolls are removed from the western portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
New Hampshire motorists would pay 15 cents more per gallon of gas or diesel fuel under a bill due to be voted on by the House on Wednesday.
Gov. Deval Patrick is giving the state Department of Transportation more time to complete a report on financing the state’s transportation system.
I don’t want to pay more for gas or tolls either. But we cannot have a viable economy without usable roads and bridges and functioning, reasonably affordable public transit.
Gov. Deval Patrick says he no longer sees the gasoline tax as a long-term solution to the state’s transportation woes.
Would you support an additional gas tax to fix sagging highway infrastructure?
Is a mileage based fee for drivers a good idea? Some in Washington think so.
Revenue from gasoline excise taxes has increased slightly in recent months despite the sharp spike in gas prices.