Ayerco http://wuis.org en Gas Station Owners Warn Against Fuel Tax Increase http://wuis.org/post/gas-station-owners-warn-against-fuel-tax-increase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A coalition of Illinois gas station owners say they're wary of a plan to increase motor fuel taxes. Opponents say it would cause too much pain at the pump.</p><p></p><p>Engineers, the state Chamber of Commerce, and local mass transit agencies have a strategy to shore up the state's deteriorating highway network and other infrastructure needs: a strategy that includes raising Illinois' tax on gas, which hasn't seen an increase in 24 years.</p><p>For now, it's just a plan; no state lawmaker has committed to supporting that proposal.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:49:27 +0000 Hannah Meisel 23057 at http://wuis.org Gas Station Owners Warn Against Fuel Tax Increase