A 10-cent increase in the state fuel tax cleared its final vote in the Wyoming Senate on Thursday and now heads to Gov. Matt Mead for signing.
Mead has said he favors a tax hike as a means to create a steady revenue stream for highway and road repairs and construction. The state tax on gasoline and diesel would jump from 14 to 24 cents on July 1.
The Senate approved House Bill 69 on an 18-12 roll-call vote after a lively third debate. The legislation previously passed the House. Read More