Oregon gas tax – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Why we need the mileage tax

Written October 28th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The Oregon Department of Transportation¬†is working to launch a road-user tax that charges for the miles vehicles are driven¬†on public roads within the state. The program won’t begin until next July 1, it is not allowed to involve more than 5,000 vehicle owners, those 5,000 must be volunteers, and yet a backlash is already beginning […]

A small local tax for street repairs

Written September 15th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The League of Oregon Cities would like the 2015 legislature to raise fuel taxes and vehicle licensing fees to help pay for street and road repairs. This would not be wise because some of that extra money would be wasted. Instead, let the cities look to local solutions, as Multnomah and Washington counties and 14 […]

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