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Gas Station Alabama News
State gas tax rate set to increase on Oct. 1

Drivers in Alabama will pay more when filling up at the pump starting next month. 

Rebuild Alabama Alabama News
Ivey announces Rebuild Alabama projects — Widening portions of I-65 and I-59, Hoover I-459 interchange

Thursday at Hoover City Hall, Gov. Kay Ivey made three infrastructure project announcements as a result of the Rebuild Alabama Act.

Fairhope City Council Alabama News
Fairhope considers municipal gas tax to fund resurfacing projects

The tax would be anywhere from one to four cents per gallon.

Alabama House of Representatives 4 Alabama News
Ivey expected to call special session to allocate $1 billion in ARPA funds at the beginning of 2023 regular session

Much like the legislative tactic used to pass the 2019 Rebuild Alabama Act that included a controversial gasoline tax increase, a special session is being planned to start at the beginning of the 2023 regular session on March 7 to allocate more than $1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money.

Country Road driving traffic Erica Thomas Alabama News
Over $40 million in gas tax revenue disbursed to road and bridge projects around the state

The State of Alabama dispersed over $40 million to road and bridge projects around the state this week.

Pump gas Alabama News
Georgia extends gas tax suspension until mid-December as Alabama's gas tax revenue surpasses projections

Georgia drivers will continue to notice some relief at the pump until Dec. 11 after Gov. Brian Kemp extended the state’s gas tax suspension Friday.

Rebuild Alabama News
‘Rebuild Alabama’ tax hike revenue earns $24 million above initial estimates

A gas tax increase passed from the Rebuild Alabama Act of 2019 raised about $24 million, or 7.5%, more in revenue than initially expected in the most recent fiscal year. 

AL House of Rep Garrett Danny Facebook Alabama News
State Rep. Garrett: 'Unsure' of what to do about loss of gas tax revenue if electric vehicles are adopted

State Rep. Danny Garrett said Thursday that he is “unsure” of what the state should do in response to the loss of gas tax revenue that would likely come with a transition to electric vehicles (EV). 

Kemp Georgia Alabama News
Georgia’s Gov. Kemp suspends gas tax through mid-September

On Wednesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) announced that he is extending his state’s gas tax holiday through Sep. 12 by executive order.