Title

Some Taxes are Good, But the Good Die Young

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-30-2014

Publication Title

The PERCOLATOR - the PERC Blog

Publisher

Property and Environment Research Center

Abstract

There is a budding bipartisan proposal to increase the federal highway gas tax. A Republican senator from Tennessee, Bob Corker, and a Democratic senator from Connecticut, Chris Murphy, are co-sponsoring a bill to raise the highway gas tax 6 cents per gallon twice over the next two years, a 12-cent total increase.