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How Some States Are Trying To Fix Their Crumbling Infrastructure

Pew's Stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Tea Party Group Targets Kasich Tax Plan

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A tea-party linked group whose backers haven't been disclosed is circulating an anti-tax pledge at the Ohio Statehouse against...

Big Oil: Ending Our Tax Breaks Would Be 'Un-American'

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Timothy Gardner and Deborah Charles) - The world's biggest oil companies on Wednesday launched broadsides against Democratic plans to ...

The States Where People Can't Afford Gas

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

Gas prices fluctuate sharply from state to state. Regular unleaded fuel costs $4.17 per gallon in Alabama, while the price is below $3.50 in other sta...

Government Panel Wants Fuel Taxes Hiked To Fund Highways

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes is being urged by a federal commission to finance highway construction and ...

Oregon Looks At Taxing Mileage Instead Of Gasoline

AP | RYAN KOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is among a growing number of states exploring ways to tax drivers based on the number of miles they drive instead of how...