Infrastructure Bill Proposes Voluntary Pilot Program for Per-Mile Vehicle Fee, Not ‘Driving Tax’

Posted on AllSides October 14th, 2021
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A bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill supported by President Joe Biden and approved by the Senate would establish a pilot program to test the “financial sustainability” of a national per-mile usage fee for vehicles to finance the Highway Trust Fund, which is now financed with a federal excise tax on fuel.

Under the legislation, the five-year study would be funded to the tune of $25 million annually and involve individuals, companies and states that volunteer to take part.

But posts making the rounds on Facebook, including a screen grab from a Newsmax report, misleadingly claim that the bill contains a hidden tax...

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Infrastructure Bill Proposes Voluntary Pilot Program for Per-Mile Vehicle Fee, Not ‘Driving Tax’

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