In December, TDOT says it will award the largest number of contracts in its history because of the IMPROVE Act.
The new law, which increases gas offsets the decrease to food and some business taxes.
Gas taxes are going up through the IMPROVE Act, Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to work on a multi-billion dollar backlog of road projects.
The bill sets up a new way to fund Tennessee roads while cutting some business taxes and reducing the state sales tax on food from 5 percent…
Gov. Haslam is holding events near Chattanooga, Nashville and Union City on Monday to celebrate the enactment of the IMPROVE Act.
On Wednesday, the Republican governor signed the bill that includes Tennessee’s first gas tax increase since 1989. The changes take effect J…
Under the IMPROVE Act, the state of Tennessee will see its first gas tax hike since the late 1980s.
Under the IMPROVE Act, the state of Tennessee will see its first gas tax hike since the late 80s.
House Speaker Beth Harwell says she and other top lawmakers are working to develop an alternative that does not include a gas tax increase.
A rival proposal by Republican Rep. David Hawk of Greenville was defeated on a 5-3 vote.
Gallatin is one of several Mid-State communities the governor has visited in recent weeks to tout the plan that impacts everyone that drives…
Data shows 38 percent of those polled supported the proposal, 28 percent were opposed, 33 weren’t sure and 1 percent did not answer.
All are supportive of the idea because it gives them some flexibility for local road or traffic needs specifically in their areas.
Gov. Bill Haslam’s sweeping plan that would raise the state’s gas tax by seven cents a gallon, while cutting other taxes, will be among all …
Haslam has outlined more than $10 billion in road and bridge projects waiting for the kind of funding the new taxes would provide.
If passed this year by lawmakers, drivers would see the seven cent jump at the pump beginning July 1.