January 7, 2013
DUMB LEGISLATIVE IDEAS NEVER DIE: Oregon lawmakers considering instituting mileage tax… again. “Oregon’s state legislature is again considering instituting a per-mile tax on super-fuel-efficient cars and electric vehicles. The state is looking to recuperate revenue lost because more fuel efficient vehicles on the road result in fewer dollars being collected from gas taxes.”
Here’s something I wrote the last time this dumb idea came up.