Gas tax

Politics & Policy |
October 21, 2009

Carona weighs in on the gas tax

I am posting on the main page of the blog this e-mail that I just received from Senator John Carona, chairman of the Senate committee on Transportation and Homeland Security, in response to my suggestion that the state gasoline tax should be increased by 50%. Look, folks. Paul Burka is

Politics & Policy |
October 21, 2009

Raise the gasoline tax?

In the comments to my earlier post, “Dewhurst hits bottom,” referring to the light gov’s op-ed piece in today’s American Statesman, I wrote about what I would have done to close the budget deficit. One of my recommendations would be to raise the gasoline tax, index it to inflation, and