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We Can't Swap Our Way to Fixing Potholes

Fiona Ma | Posted 04.21.2016 | Politics
Fiona Ma

Whether you are driving down I-5 or cruising along the Pacific Coast Highway, we can all agree on one thing: we need a major overhaul of our roads here in California. And yet, gas taxes -- which fund a large portion of California's infrastructure projects -- will be going down this year.

Republican Road Funding Plan Deals Another Blow to Democracy

Dale Hansen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Detroit
Dale Hansen

For more than a decade now, the Michigan Legislature has failed to properly fund the Department of Transportation, which has resulted in a steady decline in the quality of Michigan's roads.

IMF May Be Right in Suggesting Countries Raise Fuel Taxes

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

It's tough to find any drivers who relish digging into their wallets to fill up at the pump. According to the International Monetary Fund, though, not only should fuel taxes jump by more than 50 percent, the increase should have Canadians whistling a happy tune. Now, here's the real kicker: The IMF is right.

Alicia Ciccone

8 Ways Your Business Can Save Money On Gas | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 03.07.2012 | Small Business

With the national gas average at a cringe-worthy $3.79 per gallon, small businesses across the country are feeling a big pinch. While some busines...

The Fuel Tax, Toll Roads, And Washington's Protracted Silly Season

John B. Townsend II | Posted 11.27.2011 | DC
John B. Townsend II

Like Charon the Ferryman who took the souls of the dead across the River Styx in the underworld, Virginia and Maryland are turning to tolls to build and maintain roads. How did it come to this?

China Plans Fuel Tax Thanks To Low Oil Prices

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leaders are determined to seize the opportunity offered by falling global crude prices to push through reform of domestic ...