Higher Fuel Taxes Won’t Help Anything

John Hood editorial in Investor’s Business Daily on fuel taxes – pointing to both the absurd earmarks that the federal gas tax funds and the need to use public private partnerships and tolling mechanisms to fund new infrastructure.

For more on the gas tax, check out this report from the Tax Foundation, which discusses how the gas tax is used, and often misused, and this Cato Institute report advocating that federal and state gasoline taxes should be abolished and replaced with user fees and emissions taxes.