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Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Region bills headed to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.

March 05, 2014 5:30 pm

Senate limits rental inspections, Lake tourism oversight

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.

March 04, 2014 2:28 pm

Lawmaker: Mileage charge could replace state gas tax

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker is ready to look at replacing the state gasoline tax with a per-mile charge to offset declines in gas tax revenue due to fuel-efficient vehicles.

October 16, 2013 6:15 pm Related


House Democrats plan to force vote on Pence tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.

February 15, 2013 1:00 pm

Outlook ominous for Indiana transportation funding

INDIANAPOLIS | Without new money for transportation, Indiana will be fighting a losing battle to keep the state's bridges and roads in satisfactory condition, INDOT Commissioner Mike Cline warned state lawmakers Wednesday.

November 28, 2012 5:45 pm

Lawmakers see rough road ahead for transportation funding

INDIANAPOLIS | With money from the Indiana Toll Road lease set to run out in the next three years, a panel of state lawmakers Thursday began looking at how Indiana will pay for roads and bridges in the future.

September 06, 2012 8:37 pm

Democratic gubernatorial candidate's plan would cut gas prices

INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg wants to give Hoosier drivers a break at the gas pump.

April 04, 2012 11:00 am

Property taxes may be used to pay for county highway work

INDIANAPOLIS | Counties would be permitted to spend property tax revenue to maintain county highways under legislation headed to the governor.

March 01, 2012 4:45 pm

Lawmakers face critical state infrastructure needs

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso, sees a bleak path ahead for Indiana's roads -- and rails, bridges and ports -- unless the General Assembly starts mapping a new route to ensure the viability of the state's infrastructure.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
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