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Missouri Voters Rejects Legislative Gas Tax Increase

Missouri legislators approved a bill at the end of the legislative session to place a 10-cents per gallon gas tax increase on the ballot to fund road repair. It had the support of Gov. Mike Parson but was rejected by nearly 54 percent of voters.

November 11, 2018 - FOX 4 News

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Missouri Lawmakers Hate Tolls

Missouri State Representative Bryan Spencer (R-Wentzville) on tolls: Don't even think about it, Missouri Department of Transportation.

March 30, 2017 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Over $14 Million Awarded to Eight Projects to Find Alternatives to Gas Taxes

The U.S. Department of Transportation is funding ways to transition from the gas tax to other user-based revenue mechanisms to fund transportation infrastructure. The federal gas tax hasn't keep pace with transportation expenditures since 2008.

September 6, 2016 - U.S. D.O.T. Press Release

Missouri Still Searching for Transportation Funding Answers

New leadership at the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is redoubling efforts to find new sources of revenue for the state's transportation funding deficit.

January 28, 2016 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Critiquing the Missouri Department of Transportation's Funding Agenda

Without the sales tax it desired to fund state transportation spending in place, the Missouri Department of Transportation is moving forward with a new plan called the Missouri 325 System.

January 22, 2015 - nextSTL

What's Next for Missouri After Voters Reject Sales Tax Measure?

In the wake of the decisive rejection of a ballot measure on August 5 to raise the state sales tax by .75% for a package of transportation improvements, how will the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) meet the state's transportation needs?

August 8, 2014 - KMOX

Pending $5 Billion Transportation Sales Tax Redrawing Missouri's Political Map

Dave Helling details the political machinations behind the state of Missouri's proposed statewide transportation sales tax that will appear before voters in August.

June 21, 2014 - The Kansas City Star

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