The Mississippi Department of Transportation is delaying work on several highway expansion projects because of a tight state budget.
The Trump administration is eyeing plans to encourage the sale of public assets, such as airports and bridges, to help pay for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation’s aging infrastructure, an administration official said Wednesday.
For the first time in nearly 30 years, Tennessee will soon tax motorists more to fill their tanks. So will California, Indiana and Montana.
A legislative panel will consider whether to increase Mississippi’s gasoline tax and put additional registration fees on vehicles to help pay for highway and bridge repairs.
The heads of the Mississippi Legislature’s two transportation committees are considering raising the gas tax to maintain highways and bridges.
Several forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Triangle highways after longtime local legislators.
Mississippi could get smoother roads, lower taxes and a tax system more tilted to favor the rich than it does today.
JACKSON — Mississippi’s state chamber of commerce said Friday that the state needs to raise another $375 million a year in taxes to fix decaying
States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday.
Mississippi will need strong bipartisan leadership if officials want to increase the gasoline tax to pay for highways, bridges and other transportation needs, the policy director of a national group called Transportation for America told state business leaders Thursday.