A Virginia lawmaker
introduced legislation Jan. 8 to create a statewide fuel tax. All
revenue generated would be deposited into the state's Transportation
by state Sen. Kevin G. Miller (R-Harrisonburg), would add a tax of
4.5 percent per gallon on the sale of motor fuels.
effort, few lawmakers have expressed enthusiasm for raising taxes
in a year when all Senate and House seats are up for election, The
Washington Post reported.
The bill has
been sent to the state Senate's finance committee.