Governor Tom Corbett is slated announce his transportation plan on February 5th. The proposal will include ways to increase funding for public transportation, roads, and bridges.
One suggested way to generate funds for the planned projects is the removal of the cap on the oil company franchise tax.
Wholesale gasoline taxes are currently limited to $1.25 per gallon. According to the Corbett administration, the profits from uncapping the gas tax could eventually yield up to $2 billion per year, which would go a long way toward raising the $2.5 billion currently needed to fix transportation in the state.
Do you support Governor Corbett's plan to remove the cap on taxes paid by gasoline wholesalers?
- Yes, this will help restore much needed funding to Pennsylvania transportation. (75%)
- No, I do not support a tax increase. (26%)