Gov. Wolf Commits to Phasing Out Gas Tax
Tax is no longer keeping up with needs of Pa.'s transportation network
March 18, 2021
Governor Tom Wolf on March 12 reiterated his commitment to phase out Pennsylvania's gas tax, which his administration says is becoming an "unreliable source" for funding Pennsylvania's transportation network.
To make this possible and to further address the state's transportation funding needs, the governor has also signed an executive order establishing the Transportation Revenue Options Commission, which will is charged with developing "comprehensive funding recommendations for Pennsylvania's large and aging infrastructure," according to the governor's office.
Pennsylvania has one of the...