House adds language to block development of mileage tax to Transportation bill?
~ The Rebel ~ 2012/06/29 23:51:21
Despite protestations that the Obama administration opposes the idea of a vehicle mileage tax (VMT) to augment the gasoline tax whose revenues have been declining because of fuel-efficiency standards and decreased mobility in a poor economy, the proposed Transportation bill had $300 million in funding for development of the VMT … just in case, apparently, it starts to grow on people. Freshman Rep. Chip Cravaack (R-MN) successfully amended the bill to block any funding related to VMT:
The House has approved an amendment that would prevent the Secretary of Transportation from exploring raising new highway revenues by taxing cars for each mile they drive.
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