gas tax

6:48 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Senate Appears Cool to Freezing Gas Tax

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The head of the Kentucky Senate Transportation Committee doesn’t see much support in his chamber for freezing the state’s gas tax.  

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. 

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1:45 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Kentucky to Raise Gas Tax in July

Kentuckians can expect to pay a bit more at the pump this summer, due, in part, to a rise in the state gas tax. 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.

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Roads & Highways
7:56 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Kentucky Gas Tax Revenue Enough for Two Years of Maintenance


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.

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9:01 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Gas Tax on the Rise

Gas taxes are headed up this summer in the commonwealth. On July 1st, Kentucky’s gas tax will increase 2.1 cents per gallon. 

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