With road projects threatened, transportation taxes are rising -- even in tax-averse states

  • by: DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 4, 2014 - 9:50 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For nearly a century, Missouri has taxed drivers to pay for its roads. That's always provided enough — until now. On Tuesday, voters will decide on a historic change that would tax virtually everything they buy in order to yield more money for roads and bridges.

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