Alabamians will higher taxes as the gas pump to pay for infrastructure improvements. (Wikimedia/Tony Webster)
Taxes, Roads, and Limited Government
The Alabama legislature kicked off its new term with a special session to increase the gas tax, a result which seemed foreordained. Nonetheless, the gas tax raises interesting economic and political considerations.
Our gas tax is currently just under 21 cents a gallon, which ranks 41stnationally according to the Tax…