Sen. Hob Bryan pitches tax increase as shared sacrifice

(An MDOT analysis pitched to a task force of legislators in Jackson on Wednesday) shows while the need to maintain roads grows, the development of more efficient vehicles has impacted Mississippi’s motor fuels taxes, which are consumption driven.

“The motor fuel taxes we have relied upon to fund state programs and state aid projects in the past will not be reliable in the future,” the report said.

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7/12/13