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Gas Tax

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Will Highways Become Tollways?

The federal gas tax – 18.4 cents a gallon — hasn’t gone up in 20 years, even though construction costs have. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

06/05/2014

City Hall

Mayor: No Property, Sales, Or Gas Tax Hike Next Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will not raise property, sales, or gasoline taxes to balance next year’s budget, but he was mum about which – if any – taxes might go up.

10/10/2013

Rep. Daniel Lipinski, Rep. Robert Dold

Reps Lipinski, Dold: Don’t End Gas Tax Funding For Mass Transit

A pair of Illinois congressmen reached across the aisle to fight against ending gas tax funding for public transit.

WBBM Newsradio–02/13/2012

Gas Prices

Quinn Has No Plan To Cut Gas Tax

Once again, Chicagoans are paying more for gasoline than anyplace else in the US. The average price for a gallon is now $4.35.

CBS 2–05/03/2011

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gas Tax Hike May Be Coming In Indiana

Gas prices have been skyrocketing across the country, but for some people in Indiana, they soon could be even higher thanks to a tax hike.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011