Alabama’s revenue problem isn’t new. We’ve been doing nothing about it for over a decade. Each time a sensible reform or creative solution is proposed, it’s killed by right-wing hardliners.
Infrastructure News & Articles
That’s all folks. In one of the largest tax hikes in Alabama’s recent history, Kay Ivey signed into law the Rebuild Alabama Act just five days after it was introduced in a Special Session. By October 2021 your gas tax will have increased to .10 […]
The Alabama House has approved the Rebuild Alabama Act by a vote of 83-20. A breakdown of the bill can be found here, but essentially increases the Alabama gas and diesel tax by 10 cents. The House also approved HB 3, which approves borrowing money […]
The Rebuild Alabama ACT has passed and has been signed into law. The Rebuild Alabama Act has officially been released and while the gas tax has been the most talked about issue related to the Act, the bill calls for other increases as well. Check […]
The Alabama Senate has adjourned meaning that it is now very likely that Gov. Kay Ivey will call a Special Session in order to make it easier to pass the gas tax bill. The House is expected to also follow suit. The gas tax bill […]
After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically illuminates the hypocrisy of the GOP platform because finding revenue […]