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.
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.
A pair of Illinois congressmen reached across the aisle to fight against ending gas tax funding for public transit.
Once again, Chicagoans are paying more for gasoline than anyplace else in the US. The average price for a gallon is now $4.35.
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.