gas tax

Gas Tax Bill Passes Legislature [AUDIO]
A bill to raise state fuel taxes by a dime a gallon passed the state Senate Thursday by a vote of 18-12. The bill would raise the tax from the existing rate of 14 cents a gallon up to 24 cents for gasoline and diesel.The hike would raise about $70 million a year, of which […]
House To Hear Proposed Fuel Tax Hike
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to raise Wyoming fuel taxes is set to get its first hearing in the full House of Representatives. House Majority Floor Leader Kermit Brown, a Laramie Republican, says he expects the bill will come up for a hearing early Wednesday afternoon. It needs to pass in…
Legislative Committee Passes Fuel Tax Increase Bill [AUDIO]
The house revenue committee voted 7-2 to recommend approval of a bill to hike fuel taxes by a dime. The tax would increase from 14 cents to 24 cents a gallon on gasoline. Committee member Laramie County Representative John Eklund (HD-10), tried to amend the bill to add a sunset date for the tax. Ekl…
Legislative Panel Endorses Gas Tax Increase
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee has endorsed increasing Wyoming’s fuel tax by 10 cents a gallon and raising motor vehicle registration fees by $10. The proposals would raise nearly $90 million more per year, most of which would be used to maintain…