A weeklong stalemate between House and Senate Republicans was broken when they agreed to increase Ohio’s 28-cent gas tax to 38.5 cents. The state’s tax on diesel fuel will increase by 19 cents, to 47 cents a gallon.
Columbus, Ohio – The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) released its 2019 Legislative Program on Friday, February 8 during their annual Engineers Conference at the Marriott Northwest.
Doug Reinhart, PE, PS, Auglaize County Engineer, CEAO Legislative Committee Co-Chair; Brett Boothe, PE, PS, Gallia County Engineer, CEAO Legislative Committee Co-Chair and Dean C. Ringle, PE, PS, CEAO Executive Director presented the document and information to board members. The brochure provides a glance at priority issues and the current transportation funding situation for Ohio's Counties.
Ohio drivers will pay an additional 10.5 cents per gallon in gas tax and, starting next summer, will no longer need a front license plate under a two-year transportation budget that got final legislative approval on Tuesday, April 2.
Columbus, OH –As Gov. Mike DeWine and state lawmakers consider a possible gas-tax increase, Ohio’s transportation director warned Tuesday that the state’s road maintenance and infrastructure projects are facing an “impending crisis” unless more money is generated.
Growing statewide coalition of business, local government and transportation industry leaders launch effort
to educate Ohioans on looming transportation funding shortfall
Columbus, OH – Sharply reduced funding for vital improvements to Ohio’s deteriorating roads and bridges presents a major economic and transportation problem according to a statewide coalition advocating for adequate infrastructure spending.
Columbus, Ohio — Among the first orders of business for Gov. Mike DeWine and the 133rd Ohio General Assembly
will be setting a new two-year transportation budget. For a good start, they should consider a plan by a statewide coalition to get a shriveling transportation capital program back on track. Fix Our Roads Ohio, a group including county governments, chambers of commerce, regional planning bodies and transportation organizations, is sounding the alarm: Even as Ohio’s roads, bridges and transit systems become more congested and in need of repair, transportation funding is about to take a dive.