alabama gas tax

Alabama Senate Debating Gas Tax Hike

The Alabama Senate is expected to vote today on a proposed 10-cent gasoline tax increase in what could be the final day of the special session. Senators are scheduled to start debate at 10 a.m. on the House-passed proposal and a related oversight bill. Gov. Kay Ivey called lawmakers into special session last week to consider a 10-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase…

Alabama Gas Tax Bill Passes Senate Committee and Goes to the Senate Floor

An Alabama Senate committee has approved a proposed 10-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax increase, keeping the bill on the fast track in the special session that Gov. Kay Ivey called last week. The Senate Transportation and Energy Committee approved the gas tax increase and related bills without a dissenting vote. The measures now move to the Alabama Senate floor where they could…

Alabama House Approves Gas Tax Hike

  The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a 10-cent-per-gallon increase in the state gas tax. House members approved the bill on an 83-20 vote after five hours of debate. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate. Gov. Kay Ivey proposed the 10-cent-a-gallon gas tax increase to fund road and bridge construction. The increase would be phased in over three…

Gov. Kay Ivey Expected to Announce Plan to Hike Gas Tax

Gov. Kay Ivey is expected to announce a gas tax proposal this week as infrastructure improvement takes center stage in this year’s legislative session.  Ivey is planning to make her announcement Wednesday in Maplesville. A proposed gas tax increase to fund road and bridge construction is expected to be among the top issues in the legislative session that begins next…