Latest Fuel tax Stories

2014-06-18 16:21:21

In the news release, NATSO Applauds Proposal to Increase Federal Fuel Tax, issued 18-Jun-2014 by NATSO, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "The Highway Trust Fund currently is funded by an 18 cents-a-gallon tax on gasoline and a 24 cents-a-gallon tax on diesel," rather than "The Highway Trust Fund currently is funded by an 18 cents-a-gallon tax on gasoline and a 22 cents-a-gallon tax on diesel," as originally...

2014-06-18 16:21:02

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today applauded a proposal by Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) to raise the federal fuel tax and index it to inflation to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent. The Murphy-Corker proposal would raise the fuel tax 6 cents a year over two years, and index the tax to the Consumer Price Index. "We commend Senators Chris Murphy and Bob...

2014-02-02 12:20:08

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Price remains the dominant reason why consumers buy gas at a particular location, but how consumers shop for that price is shifting, according to the results of a new consumer survey released today by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). Two thirds of consumers (66%) say that price is the most important factor in determining where they buy gas. But while a majority of these price-conscious consumers still shop...

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