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Gasoline Tax

Crime, debt, flight = Detroit? Not to a Chicago cartoonist

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.23.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

MOTOR (WINDY) CITY Chicago Tribune cartoonist Scott Stantis' view of crime-plagued, financially failing Detroit looks awfully familiar. He says a lot ...

Jason Linkins

Virginia To Impose Annual Fees On Hybrid Car Owners, Fueling New Transportation Funding Protests | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

In the Comonwealth of Virginia, the issue of transportation funding has always been a very tough nut to crack. Traffic in the D.C.-Metropolitan area i...

Crude Awakening

David Crisanti | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business
David Crisanti

This week's headscratcher from the WSJ op-ed pages came Friday, titled "Who Really Gets Rich off High Gas Prices?" Oil companies and countries that ...

The Afghanistan Killings: Time for Self-Reflection

Rajan Menon | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

It's easy to express outrage and sadness over the Panjwai killings and to debate their cause. What's harder to do, but what we should do, is to reflect on ourselves in the light of what occurred.

Our Dangerous Addiction to Immediacy

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

The time has come for society to pay the true environmental and national security price tag of burning fossil fuels.

Where is Wind Energy Today?

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

The timing is perfect for President Obama and the Congress to pass legislation for a $1/gallon gasoline tax and a one cent/pound carbon dioxide tax.

Congress Urged To Raise Gas Tax

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Motorists are driving less and buying less gasoline, which means fuel taxes aren't raising enough money to keep pace with the cost ...