Ivey signs gas tax increase into law By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama drivers will see a 10-cent per gallon increase in the state gas tax to fund road and bridge construction, under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. Ivey signs Alabama's first gas-tax increase since 1992 The Alabama Senate Tuesday approved a 10-cent increase in the state's gas tax Tuesday, the first increase in the levy since 1992.
Rebuild Alabama plan: A giant leap for Alabama’s future Imagine you are driving on a long road trip, and the warning light indicating a low oil level appears on your car’s instrument panel. As a result, you have two choices from which to choose – either pull over at the next exit and spend $5.00 for a quart of oil or keep driving until your engine blows and requires several thousand dollars of replacement costs. https://yellowhammernews.com/rebuild-alabama-plan-a-giant-leap-f
The Rebuild Alabama Act soon to be up for a vote by the Alabama House of Representatives is an immense opportunity for coastal Alabama and the whole state of Alabama. Although this legislation does not solve all of Alabama’s infrastructure needs, it does address a very critical initiative which creates a long-term funding solution to address the state’s infrastructure needs in our state’s roads, bridges and port. Coastal 150 and GUMBO are made up of the coastal region's core
The Rebuild Alabama Act Summary Click here for the full text of the bill. New Revenue 6 Cents, Effective October 1, 2019 2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2020 2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2021 Distribution of New Revenue State – 66.67% Counties – 25% Municipalities – 8.33% Use of New Revenue ALDOT, Counties, and Municipalities cannot use the new revenue for: Salaries or other compensation that are not direct project costs, purchase or maintenance of equipment, or building struc
With over 60 state legislators in Mobile February 28 - March 1, several news organizations highlighted the efforts of coastal partners to educate our state leaders on the role coastal Alabama plays for the state. The program included tours of Alabama’s Seaport, including the Alabama State Port Authority’s public facilities, Austal and other industry terminals; University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute; Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley; and Airbus’ Final Assembly Line.