of Utah lawmakers are discussing the possibility of hiking the
state's fuel tax by as much as a dime next year. The price jolt
would fund transportation projects.
Bush, co-chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Committee,
told news reporters if a fuel tax hike is approved it would
likely range between 5 and 10 cents per gallon.
in the state currently pay 24.5 cents per gallon in fuel tax,
which doesn't include a federal tax of 18.4 cents per gallon.
revenues generated from a tax hike reportedly would be solely
earmarked for highway and road projects.