Gas Tax http://tspr.org en Around the Region http://tspr.org/post/around-region-91 <p>A quick look at news from around the tri-state region. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:07:13 +0000 Jason Parrott 49081 at http://tspr.org Around the Region Galesburg Chamber Survey Negative on Gas Tax Hike http://tspr.org/post/galesburg-chamber-survey-negative-gas-tax-hike <p>The Galesburg City Council brought up the idea of increasing the gas tax in a work session.<br />That spurred the Galesburg chamber of Commerce to send out an email survey to gauge support for the measure. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 01:11:24 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41579 at http://tspr.org Galesburg Chamber Survey Negative on Gas Tax Hike Possible Gas Tax Hike in Galesburg http://tspr.org/post/possible-gas-tax-hike-galesburg <p>Galesburg may hike its gasoline tax to pay for road and infrastructure repairs. The Galesburg Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to see what the public thinks with an email survey. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:45:12 +0000 Scott Stuntz 41237 at http://tspr.org Possible Gas Tax Hike in Galesburg Lawmakers could increase Iowa’s fuel tax. http://tspr.org/post/lawmakers-could-increase-iowa%E2%80%99s-fuel-tax <p>Two Southeast Iowa lawmakers believe the state&rsquo;s fuel tax will eventually increase.</p><p>State Senator Gene Fraise (D-Lee County) and State Representative Jerry Kearns (D-Keokuk) do not foresee an increase during an election year.</p><p>The two recently spoke to members of the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce during a legislative luncheon.</p><p>Fraise says a proposal gaining support in Des Moines would increase the fuel tax by four cents/year for two years.</p><p>It would take effect next year.</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 06:11:26 +0000 Jason Parrott 577 at http://tspr.org Lawmakers could increase Iowa’s fuel tax.