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Legislative Session Coming To An End

In this final week of the Missouri Legislature’s regular session, a proposed gas tax hike is expected to jump into the driver’s seat. The House is planning to work on a Senate bill that would gradually raise the rate by 12.5 total cents over five years. The legislation also includes a rebate option for most drivers who do not want to pay for the amount of the increase. Tom Crawford, with the Missouri Trucking Association, says his roughly 600 member companies support an increase, even though most of them won’t qualify for a rebate…

 

In 2002, 2014, and 2018, Missouri voters opposed ballot measures that would have increased funding to help with the state’s infrastructure needs.

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