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Spokane City Council members would consider asking voters to keep car registration fees after passage of I-976

A majority of Spokane City Council members said they are open to asking voters to reinstate an annual $20 car registration fee, or find other tax sources, to fund local road maintenance projects, after state voters repealed the local car tab and other similar fees under Initiative 976. The willingness to consider reinstating the tax illustrates the city’s reliance on the local registration fee, even in the face of solid approval of the ballot measure, which was ostensibly about strictly limiting vehicle registration fees to $30.

Lawmakers study trucking fees, then opt for no change

After months of hearings and reports, an interim committee of the Idaho Legislature charged with re-examining truck registration fees in Idaho - in the wake of a 2010 state report that showed truckers are underpaying for their impact on Idaho roads, while motorists are overpaying - wrapped up its business Thursday, deciding not to recommend any...

Idaho lawmakers study trucking taxes, then opt for no change

After months of hearings and reports, an interim committee of the Idaho Legislature charged with re-examining truck registration fees in Idaho – in the wake of a 2010 state report that showed truckers are underpaying for their impact on Idaho roads, while motorists are overpaying – wrapped up its business Thursday, deciding not to recommend any changes.

Idaho governor allows $320M road plan to become law

A frustrated Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter allowed a $320 million transportation funding plan to become law on Tuesday, despite lodging multiple criticisms against key aspects of the measure, the AP reports. "Transportation has been one of the central focuses and primary frustrations of my three terms as governor," Otter wrote in his transmittal...

Otter signs $52 million emergency road repairs bill into law

Gov. Butch Otter today signed SB 1141 into law, providing $52 million from the state’s current-year budget for emergency road repairs around the state. The bill includes an emergency clause making it effective as soon as it’s signed into law, so today’s signing means the...