Bauer: Suspend Indiana Gas Taxes This Summer

From the Associated Press: The leader of Indiana House Democrats wants the state to suspend taxes on gasoline during the summer in a move he says would save consumers about 40 cents per gallon. Representative Patrick Bauer says Republicans who control the statehouse are trying to help the wealthy by cutting the corporate income tax.… Continue reading Bauer: Suspend Indiana Gas Taxes This Summer

KY Road Plan, Gas Tax Freeze Win Final Approval

Acting simultaneously, the Kentucky House and Senate have given final approval to a revised road plan and a state gasoline tax freeze. Just minutes after the Senate voted 30-7 to freeze the gas tax at current levels, the House voted 87-3 for final passage of the road plan. House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the simultaneous… Continue reading KY Road Plan, Gas Tax Freeze Win Final Approval

KY Road Plan Vote Could Come Friday

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky lawmakers appear closer to action on a revised state road plan. House Speaker Greg Stumbo is hoping for a floor vote Friday. House and Senate leaders have been talking privately for several weeks with Governor Steve Beshear and state Transportation Cabinet officials about the road plan. Stumbo says… Continue reading KY Road Plan Vote Could Come Friday

Action Delayed On Kentucky Road Plan

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Revisions to Kentucky’s road plan continue in Frankfort, where legislative leaders are making an in-depth analysis of the proposal. House Speaker Greg Stumbo says, for now, the plan still freezes the state gas tax at 21.1 cents, instead of letting it drop by four cents on April 1. “Without… Continue reading Action Delayed On Kentucky Road Plan

New Kentucky Road Plan Could Be Approved This Week

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky Senate President David Williams says lawmakers could pass a new state road plan by the end of the week. Kentucky’s road plan ran into legal problems because it was passed after midnight on the last night of the 2008 General Assembly. So House and Senate leaders, meeting behind… Continue reading New Kentucky Road Plan Could Be Approved This Week