Washington's Gas Tax in Historical Perspective
Publication Date: August 2005
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Tax structure; Federal contributions; State investment
Examines the historical role of Washington's gas tax in the repair and upgrade of transportation infrastructure. Compares Washington's gas tax to that of other states to establish a positive causal link between investment from the gas tax and broad-based economic growth.