Washington Democrats Push Transportation Plan
- The road not taken was a missed opportunity. // Wenatchee Business Journal;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 8, pA22
Focuses on the need for the improvement of roads in Washington. ; Solution to the backlog of transport projects; Increase in gas tax and other taxes; Movement of the farm products to the market and shipping terminals.
- Valley has right idea for road work. // Journal of Business (10756124);12/15/2016, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p8
The author reflects on Spokane Valley City Council's ideas for its road maintenance project and has proposed a 6 percent tax on all utilities instead of the earlier phone-line tax focusing on how the revenue for phone line tax has declined however the road and street maintenance has risen.
- Politicians that make sense: whatever next? Perry, Dominic // Motor Transport;7/24/2008, p15
The article presents the author's views on the role of politicians and government in the British transportation industry. According to the author, a report from the Transport Select Committee states that politicians are mostly ignorant regarding decision-making. The author says that British...
- States consider gas tax alternative. Grzeskowiak, Jennifer // American City & County Exclusive Insight;6/ 1/2011, p8
The article reports that some states in the U.S. are planning to implement mileage-based tax for drivers rather than the amount of gas they use, to compensate for continuing decreases in gas consumption due to fuel-efficient cars. It mentions that gas tax revenue is used to maintain the nation's...
- Voters don't smell a free lunch. Mahon, Joe // Fedgazette;Jul2004, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p11
Reports on the plan of politicians to repeal the food tax in South Dakota. Information on a poll conducted by the Sioux Falls and KELO-TV on the decision of the voters on the repeal; Possible impact of repealing the tax on the revenue of the state.
- Paving The Lava Trails. Hansen, Dan // Backpacker;Oct2001, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p19
Criticizes the proposal of the Washington State Department of Transportation to build a road that would connect the two visitor centers on Mount Saint Helens in Washington.
- Bizarre and Prosaic Aspects of taxation and Transportation Corporations. Waters, L.L. // Transportation Journal (American Society of Transportation & Log;Winter65, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p27
The article focuses on different aspects of taxation of various transportation corporations in the U.S. Railroad complaints on taxes have usually revolved around alleged inequity in the application of property taxes. Moreover, their charges have been well founded. A penetrating study in Indiana...
- Transportation Tax Sought. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/23/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32451, p35
The article reports that some of the Missouri legislators want to place a measure on the ballot in 2008 that would ask voters to approve a one-cent sales tax increase for transportation projects. The legislation aims to bring in $7.3 billion of revenues over 10 years to fund expansion of...
- N.J. Garvee Sale Could Come Early. D'Ambrosio, Jill // Bond Buyer;4/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31858, p1
Reports the plans of the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority to issue indirect grant anticipation revenue vehicles in fiscal 2006. Gap in transportation funding in the state; Projections about the authority's debt service payments; Support in the Legislature for raising the gas tax.