Missouri Municipal League supports fuel tax proposal in 2018 MO Legislature : MissouriNet

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Missouri’s 21st century transportation system task force chairman Kevin Corlew, R-Kansas City, spoke to more than 240 municipal leaders Tuesday afternoon in Jefferson City. The MML is holding its 48th legislative conference at the Capitol Plaza Hotel.

Corlew’s task force is recommending a ten-cent gasoline tax increase and a 12-cent diesel tax increase, which the Municipal League supports.

“Today what we heard were mayors and city leaders throughout Missouri expressing their need to the Legislature that we need to move forward in terms of our transportation and our transportation funding,” Corlew says.

Corlew tells the audience he believes the Missouri House has the votes to send the gas tax increase to the Senate.

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