$1.8B In Gas Supplier Taxes Will Spur Partnerships: PennDOT

Law360, Philadelphia (February 12, 2013, 6:42 PM EST) -- In a hearing before state lawmakers Tuesday, Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation secretary said plans to increase spending on infrastructure through higher taxes on gasoline suppliers would breathe life into a recently created board designed to pursue public/private partnerships for transportation projects.

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch said that Gov. Tom Corbett’s plans to raise $1.8 billion in new revenue by uncapping the state’s Oil Company Franchise Tax would help bring players to the table at the Pennsylvania Public Private Transportation Board with plans for new infrastructure projects....
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