States Weigh Cutting Gas Taxes
May 12, 12:46 AM (ET)
By ROBERT TANNER
(AP) UPDATES with most recent state gas tax numbers; graphic shows state gas taxes and historical…
With a gallon of gas breaking $3 and voters unhappy, state leaders across the country are taking a sudden, sharp dislike to gasoline taxes, proposing to eliminate the levies that are a mainstay for road programs – or at least suspend them for the summer.
Gee, I wonder what was their first clue? Maybe it was constituents coming for them with torches and pitchforks.
As blogged previously, I don't think we have any worries. They will not forgo this tax or any other without a fight.
Tax revolt? Count me in