gas tax State Budget Sees Surplus, Road Fund Suffers By Associated Press • Jul 10, 2015 LRC Public Information Kentucky taxpayers got good news and bad news on Friday on the state's budget. Beshear To Legislature: Seal The Deal On Heroin, Gas Tax By Josh James • Mar 24, 2015 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. Can Lawmakers Patch The Road Fund In Time? By Josh James • Mar 18, 2015 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. Big Fixes Hinge On Final Two Days Of General Assembly By Josh James • Mar 13, 2015 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. Fuel Tax Decline Bad News For State's Road Fund By Josh James • Nov 19, 2014 While your wallet may be thicker thanks to lower gas prices, the decrease is having the opposite effect on the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Gas Tax Increase Loses Speed By Josh James • Mar 31, 2014 Kentucky's gas tax will likely remain unchanged for the coming year.