are pushing through legislation to hike the state’s fuel tax by
3 cents a gallon to pay for an aggressive multilane state highway
The House Revenue
Committee voted 9-0 Jan. 17 to recommend HB18, which would boost
the tax 21 percent and raise about $20 million a year for a special
money and planning would allow, 400 miles of rural, two-lane roads
would be widened to three or four lanes, The Associated Press reported.
The House is
scheduled to debate the bill this week.
Under the House
measure, Wyoming’s fuel tax would rise to 17 cents a gallon, remaining
among the lowest in the nation.