I know it. The government knows it. And so does General Motors CEO Dan Akerson, who joins proponents seeking a higher gas tax. Akerson thinks the tax should be at least $1 a gallon. What do you think? This isn’t the first time a GM executive has called for a higher gas tax, and Akerson’s […]
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Last week, gas prices hit $3 a gallon nationwide, and $4 a gallon gas seems inevitable this summer. Now the former president of Shell Gasoline says that by the summer of 2012, gas could cost $5 a gallon. Yikes.
Currently, the Federal Gas Tax sits at 18.4 cents per gallon of gas. The last gas tax hike came waaay back in 1993. Now, the bipartisan deficit reduction committee has proposed a 15 cent gas tax hike. So how will the public respond?
Whatever your opinion on the healthcare bill recently passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, the passage of it has at least allowed discussions on other important topics to resurface. Topics like energy reform. Details of the Kerry-Grahm-Lieberman energy reform bill have started leaking out. Among the topics that stuck out: a new gas […]
[social_buttons] When I visited my former college roommate in northern England last summer, one thing that stood out in my mind was the price of gas. My roommate did the math for me (since they sell it by liter rather than by the gallon) and it was about $10 per gallon. Can you imagine spending […]