Biden’s America: States Consider Charging Drivers for Road Upkeep

Biden's America: States Consider Charging Drivers for Road Upkeep

( – During the economic crisis in Joe Biden’s America, states are frantically trying to figure out how to continue producing money to fund road repair.

Government agencies have historically used gas taxes to fund roads, but “the problem that has developed is those taxes are generating less and less each year due to inflation, fuel efficiency, and the rise of electric cars,” Fox Business reported on Sunday.

State officials now want to replace those fees in some way, and one idea is to start charging drivers by the mile rather than the gallon in the future.

Others include charging for door-to-door deliveries and taxing electricity through car charging stations.

According to a reports, the federal government will soon test its program, backed by $125 million from President Biden’s infrastructure bill signed in November 2021.

According to the outlet, only three states—Oregon, Utah, and Virginia—have seen revenue from road usage fees, with Hawaii soon to follow.

Americans are still experiencing economic hardship during the Biden administration. White House Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu recently stated that while the economy is doing reasonably well, “inflation is very stubborn.”

“It has decreased over the past eleven months and is lower here than in any other developed nation. So, I’m not suggesting that the war is over for us,” Landrieu said.

According to Breitbart News’ article on June 12, voters in the US are still concerned about the issue of inflation.

According to a Rassmussen Reports poll, 87% of prospective American voters say they are concerned about inflation, with 63% saying they are highly concerned.

According to the outlet, only 11% of people said they are not concerned about inflation.

Regarding the “rise of electric cars,” as the Fox article indicated, Breitbart News revealed in January that rising electricity prices had brought about a situation where driving an electric car 100 miles now costs more than driving a gas vehicle the same distance.

However, President Biden has pushed electric cars as his administration promotes green energy. In January, he declared, “On my watch, the great American road trip is going to be fully electrified.”

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