Is your State Transportation Budget Running on Fumes?

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2015
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Is your state transportation budget running on fumes? That’s the colorful metaphor most commonly employed when budget writers gather to discuss money for roads and bridges. It elicits a mental picture of a vehicle sputtering to the side of the road, the fuel needle shivering near empty. We then shift to the lone traveler marching […]

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Kill Any New Gas Taxes – It’s what the People Want

by Steve MacDonald April 22, 2013

Gallup has a poll out showing that most Americans would not support raising the gas tax 20 cents a gallon…even for infrastructure projects. Two-thirds of Americans would vote against a state law that would increase the gas tax by up to 20 cents a gallon, with the revenue going toward improving roads and bridges and […]

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Another Day With NH Democrats….Two More Taxes…or is it Six?

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2013

The Concord Monitor is reporting on a  plan by New Hampshire Democrat David Campbell (D- Nashua), that would eventually extract $115,000,000.00 million more dollars per year out of the pockets of struggling New Hampshire families.  He’d like to raise the gas tax and the increase the cost to register your vehicles every year. His ‘plan’ […]

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