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Gas Tax Hike

Sam Stein

White House Appears More Open To A Gas Tax Hike | Sam Stein | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House isn’t rushing to embrace an increase in the gas tax to pay for a renewal of the highway trust fund, despite bipartisan...

Matt Sledge

'It's Just Math': States Look To Hike Gas Taxes | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

In 2009, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a Republican, ran against Democrat Creigh Deeds in part by hitting his opponent over a vote to increase the stat...

Time For Illinois To Up The Gas Tax?

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Few politicians are heroes when it comes to taking a hard vote to raise taxes. Courage is particularly short now, with the economy staggering and many...