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Oklahoma Legislature's Special Session Continues With Bill Allocating Fuel Tax Hikes

Oklahoma Legislature's Special Session Continues With Bill Allocating Fuel Tax Hikes

Public Radio Tulsa
By MATT TROTTER • APR 17, 2018

The Oklahoma House sent the Senate a special-session measure on Tuesday to dedicate recent fuel tax increases to road and bridge repairs.

House Bill 1014X specifies revenue from 3 cent gas and 6 cent diesel tax hikes will go into the account for state highway and bridge repair, known as the ROADS Fund. Some Democrats cried foul.

"Everyone — at least on this side of the aisle and, I believe that those in education all across the state — believed that that increase in gas and diesel tax, that increase would perpetually make its way into education and not be hung up in the general revenue fund," said Rep. David Perryman... FULL ARTICLE

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