Transportation Funding Bill
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.
If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.
Pennsylvania’s new gas tax took effect Jan. 1.
After debating a major, multi-billion dollar transportation bill this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House has now passed it. Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sign it.
Governor Corbett is pushing a comprehensive transportation funding bill to repair highways and bridges and fund public transit across the commonwealth.