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Fuel Tax

Station owners say gas tax would hurt consumers

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois gas station owners say an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax would be bad for business and consumers.

April 14, 2014 8:00 pm
Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

Sen. Coats unfolds road map for action in 2014

VALPARAISO | Saying he refuses to accept some people's pessimistic projection that nothing can get done in Washington until 2017, Sen. Dan Coats presented his Road Map for 2014 at several stops around the state Wednesday.

January 22, 2014 3:28 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Pave the way for better road funding

State Rep. Ed Soliday should be commended for looking at a pilot program to explore alternative ways to fund road construction in Indiana. The existing gas tax just isn't generating enough revenue.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Motorists shouldn't bridge gap in road funds

RICH JAMES: Motorists shouldn't bridge gap in road funds

Let me see if I've got this right.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: User fee is really a fine for doing good

PHIL WIELAND: User fee is really a fine for doing good

Governments always needs more money, and legislators stay up nights thinking of ways to make us pay more even if it means we're paying for doing what's right.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am

Hebron cuts budget, gets new utility billing system

HEBRON | The Town Council voted to downgrade its 2013 budget and upgrade its billing system Tuesday.

July 17, 2013 4:52 pm

Cal City to get $1 million for local road repairs

CALUMET CITY | Calumet City expects to receive more than $1 million from state government during the next fiscal year to help repair local streets.

February 14, 2011 12:00 am

Higher gas prices don't mean more money for state

SPRINGFIELD | Higher prices at the pump won't necessarily produce a significant influx of tax revenue for the cash-strapped state, a new report notes.

November 12, 2010 12:00 am
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