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April 18, 2019
Research & Commentary: Overtaxed Illinois Residents Cannot Afford Gas Tax Hikes
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed increase of Illinois’ gasoline tax along with several vehicle and registration fee hikes.
Taxes
April 18, 2019
Research & Commentary: Minnesota Should Not Increase Gas Tax Rates
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed increase in Minnesota’s gasoline taxes that would be the largest in the state’s history.
Taxes
April 8, 2019
Mackinac Center: Gas Tax Hike of 45 Cents May Kill More than 22,500 Private Sector Jobs
An analysis of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax hike, and alternative tax/spending offsets.
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March 25, 2019
Research & Commentary: Gas Tax Hike Will Only Hurt Buckeye State Consumers
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses several legislative proposals in Ohio that would increase the state’s motor-fuel tax rates and why this is not the best approach to generate revenue for the state's roads.
Taxes
March 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Exorbitant Gas Taxes Won’t Fix Michigan’s Crumbling Roads
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed gas tax hike in Michigan that would make the state's gas tax rate the highest in the country.
Taxes
March 8, 2019
Research & Commentary: Hiking Alabama’s Gas Tax Won’t Solve Funding Issues
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Alabama to increase the state's gasoline tax and outlines how such an increase will not address Alabama's road fund woes.

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Transportation
April 18, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed increase of Illinois’ gasoline tax along with several vehicle and registration fee hikes.
April 18, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed increase in Minnesota’s gasoline taxes that would be the largest in the state’s history.
April 8, 2019
By Michael LaFaive
An analysis of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposed 45-cent gas tax hike, and alternative tax/spending offsets.
March 25, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses several legislative proposals in Ohio that would increase the state’s motor-fuel tax rates and why this is not the best approach to generate revenue for the state's roads.
March 15, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses a proposed gas tax hike in Michigan that would make the state's gas tax rate the highest in the country.
March 8, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new effort in Alabama to increase the state's gasoline tax and outlines how such an increase will not address Alabama's road fund woes.
January 18, 2019
By Bette Grande
Bette Grande testified before a North Dakota committee about penalizing people who damage a critical infrastructure facility.
November 15, 2018
California State Auditor Finds High-Speed Rail Project Mismanagement, Cost Overruns, and Delays
September 20, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kentucky's gas tax, how it fails to generate needed revenue for transportation projects, and the need for a new source of road funding.
August 16, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
The Trump administration is looking to replace Obama-era fuel mileage requirements with less burdensome, more realistic fuel standards.