Some states, if not Texas, may raise them for better roads
Houston Chronicle 2/18/14 By Ryan Holeywell
A growing number of drivers are paying higher prices at the pump, as lawmakers across the country continue to view gasoline taxes as a handy way to pay for highway projects.
Advocates say the tax hikes help provide much-needed funding for improving transportation infrastructure.
But at least some energy industry players say anything that raises consumer prices has the potential for cutting their profits.