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With Congress unable to decide how to pay for transportation aid, highway projects may suffer

...launched in 1956, has been funded primarily through federal gas and diesel taxes under the principle that users of the...and its infrastructure ages.The 18.4 cents a gallon federal gas tax was last increased in 1993 as part of a deal between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-15/congress-unable-decide-how
Oxendine: Georgia shorted in road-funding program

...been seeing a 70 percent return on federal gas taxes - is worse off, according...back at least 90 percent of the federal gas taxes its consumers pay at the...a minimum of 95 percent of the federal gas taxes its consumers pay. According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/01/met_215379.shtml
Metro
Gas tax burns dixie

...It's over the federal highway funding formula, an anachronistic device that sets region against region over the way federal gas tax money is apportioned.. This year members are preparing a $175 billion measure to finance the nation's highway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/15/edi_205348.shtml
Editorials
Bill would raise gas tax returns

...minimum return states receive in federal gas tax money from 90.5 cents on...it collects on the 18.4 cent federal gas tax in the proposed highway bill...states that give up more in federal gas tax collections than they receive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/met_402133.shtml
Metro
Highway bill unfair

...send more of the federal fuel taxes they collect to Washington than they get back. For every dollar Georgians pay in federal gas taxes, they get back 86 cents. Now if Georgia's roads were in tip-top shape and our other transportation needs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/01/edi_414082.shtml
Editorials
Campaign briefs

...proposal GRAHAM, N.C. --- Hillary Rodham Clinton criticized Barack Obama on Monday for opposing proposals to suspend federal gas taxes this summer, a plan she and Republican John McCain have endorsed. In response, he ignored Mrs. Clinton and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/29/met_196714.shtml
Metro
Rants and Raves

...FEDERAL OUTFIT calls for an increase in the federal gasoline tax to "fix aging bridges and roads." We've been paying federal gas taxes for years. Where has that money gone? "PLEASE" AND "THANK YOU" must be a foreign language for the Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-02-04/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Federal transportation budget could help South Carolina

...transportation act, the state gets back about 70 cents of every federal gas tax dollar generated in South Carolina - one of the lowest...wants South Carolina to keep 12 cents of the 14-cent federal gas tax. Although he isn't thrilled with Clinton's plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/17/met_205450.shtml
Metro
Audi S5 Coupe is a tempting two door

...than many SUVs? Who cares that the starting manufacturer's suggested retail price, including destination charge and federal gas guzzler tax, is $52,575 for a manual-transmission model? This isn't your everyday, practical ride. A low-volume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/25/liv_184799.shtml
Life & style
BMW's big sedans are executive rides

...highway driving by the federal government, incurring a federal gas guzzler tax.The rear-wheel drive 750i with 400horsepower...drive.Neither the Mercedes nor the Lexus incurs the federal gas guzzler tax.The hallmark of the BMW 7-Series is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2010-04-29/bmws-big-sedans-are-executive
Autos