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Republican Road Funding Plan Deals Another Blow to Democracy

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.16.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Pay Even More At The Pump? Gas Tax Hikes Prove Unpopular

AP | By BRIAN WITTE | Posted 03.06.2012 | Detroit

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- As if gas prices weren't high enough, several states across the U.S. are looking to raise fuel taxes they say are needed to pay for ...

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 ...