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Pair Of Taxes Promoted To Pay For Road Repairs

Pair Of Taxes Promoted To Pay For Road Repairs

ArkansasBusiness.com

By The Associated Press

1/6/2010 8:40:00 AM


LITTLE ROCK — Two taxes are emerging as a way to raise money to pay for road repairs in Arkansas.

But a spokesman for the governor says any tax increase will be a tough sell in the Legislature during a recession.

A subcommittee of the Arkansas Blue Ribbon Committee on Highway Finance is discussing an excise tax on the wholesale cost of fuel and indexing taxes on diesel and gasoline to highway construction costs... FULL ARTICLE

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