gas tax

Josh James / WUKY

While lawmakers took action to stabilize Kentucky's dwindling gas tax revenue in the waning hours of the 2015 General Assembly, the state's road fund is still expected to take a nearly $140 million dollar hit this fiscal year. And no concrete plans are on the table to make up for the lost receipts.

State Budget Sees Surplus, Road Fund Suffers

Jul 10, 2015
LRC Public Information

Kentucky taxpayers got good news and bad news on Friday on the state's budget.

Associated Press

Gov. Steve Beshear has some tough words for the General Assembly as they scramble to address the state’s heroin epidemic and dwindling gas tax revenues in the final hours of the 2015 session.

LRC Public Information

Lawmakers at odds over proposed fixes for the state’s declining gas tax revenues have two days to agree on a compromise or face the prospect of a $250 million shortfall in the two-year road plan.

LRC Public Information

The 2015 General Assembly may be on hiatus, but lawmakers still have plenty of homework to finish before returning to their respective chambers later this month.

While your wallet may be thicker thanks to lower gas prices, the decrease is having the opposite effect on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

Kentucky's gas tax will likely remain unchanged for the coming year.