gas tax http://wkms.org en Senate Appears Cool to Freezing Gas Tax http://wkms.org/post/senate-appears-cool-freezing-gas-tax <p></p><p></p><p>The head of the Kentucky Senate Transportation Committee doesn’t see much support in his chamber for freezing the state’s gas tax. &nbsp;</p><p>Funds from the tax go to build new roads and bridges and finance improvements. Governor Beshear is suggesting the fee stay at the December rate, a penny and a half higher than that of January.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:48:43 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 38736 at http://wkms.org Senate Appears Cool to Freezing Gas Tax Kentucky to Raise Gas Tax in July http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-raise-gas-tax-july <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentuckians can expect to pay a bit more at the pump this summer, due, in part, to </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/gas-tax-rise" style="line-height: 1.5;">a rise in the state gas tax</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Starting July first, gasoline prices will have an extra 2.4 cents tagged on, accounting for a total of a more than 32-cent tax.</span></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:45:59 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31885 at http://wkms.org Kentucky to Raise Gas Tax in July Kentucky Gas Tax Revenue Enough for Two Years of Maintenance http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-gas-tax-revenue-enough-two-years-maintenance <p></p><p></p><p>Kentucky may have to come up with new ways to pay for road construction and maintenance in the future, but revenues should be sufficient for now. At least that’s the view of the chief engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s regional office in Flemingsburg. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 12:56:44 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 30570 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Gas Tax Revenue Enough for Two Years of Maintenance Gas Tax on the Rise http://wkms.org/post/gas-tax-rise <p>Gas taxes are headed up this summer in the commonwealth. On July 1st, Kentucky&rsquo;s gas tax will increase 2.1 cents per gallon.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 14:01:00 +0000 Associated Press 18382 at http://wkms.org Gas Tax on the Rise