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Road user fee goes up too

Written December 30th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Oregon’s low-key experiment with charging road users by the mile continues, and on Monday the fee goes up in order to keep up with the jump in the state gas tax.

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Road-user-fee bill stalls in Salem

Written May 18th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Legislators seem to be in no hurry to expand OReGO, the state’s per-mile road tax program, or to make it mandatory in a few years. A bill to do both was heard by the House transportation committee on March 15 but has seen no action since.


Road user tax: Another dud

Written July 12th, 2013 by

Once again, the 2013 legislature has failed to resolve the issue of how to get road tax revenue from motor vehicles that don’t use motor fuels, or use very little of it. House Bill 2453 called for a road user tax to be paid by the owners of very high-mileage vehicles, which by and large […]


Road fee: What’s the problem?

Written March 29th, 2013 by

It’s not obvious to me why Republicans are opposed to making the owners of so-called green vehicles pay their fair share of the cost of keeping up Oregon roads. Owners of all-electric and hybrid cars now pay little or nothing toward the highway fund, even while all other motorists buying fuel in Oregon pay 30 […]


 
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