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eNews • September 2, 2011
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Gasoline Tax Per Gallon: Major Soybean-Producing States
State State Taxes Federal Taxes Total
Illinois 41.2 cents  18.4 cents 59.6 cents
Michigan 40.8 cents  18.4 cents 59.2 cents
Indiana 39.7 cents 18.4 cents 58.1 cents
North Carolina 35.3 cents 18.4 cents 53.7 cents
Wisconsin 32.9 cents     18.4 cents 51.3 cents
Ohio 28 cents 18.4 cents 46.4 cents
Kentucky 27.8 cents 18.4 cents 46.2 cents
Minnesota 27.2 cents 18.4 cents 45.6 cents
Nebraska 27.2 cents 18.4 cents 45.6 cents
Kansas 25 cents     18.4 cents 43.4 cents
South Dakota  24 cents  18.4 cents 42.4 cents
North Dakota 23 cents  18.4 cents 41.4 cents
Iowa 22 cents  18.4 cents 40.4 cents
Arkansas 21.8 cents   18.4 cents 40.2 cents
Tennessee 21.4 cents  18.4 cents 39.8 cents
Mississippi 18.8 cents 18.4 cents 37.2 cents
Missouri 17.3 cents 18.4 cents 35.7 cents

Source: American Petroleum Institute

States Warn DC Battle Imperils Highway Projects

States Warn DC Battle Imperils Highway Projects

State transportation officials are warning if Congress fails to renew the government's authorization to collect fuel taxes for the Highway Trust Fund, infrastructure projects around the country will grind to a halt.

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Bipartisan coalition calls for major investment in U.S. infrastructure

Bipartisan coalition calls for major investment in U.S. infrastructure

Building America’s Future Educational Fund, a bipartisan and national infrastructure coalition, recently released a report that examines the economic challenges posed by the United States’ ailing transportation infrastructure.

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Hybrid locomotives to number 500 by 2020, Pike Research says

Hybrid locomotives to number 500 by 2020, Pike Research says

By 2020, hybrid locomotive sales will reach about 500 units, representing an increased portion of the total locomotive market, according to a recent report by market research and consulting firm Pike Research.

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The Soy Transportation Coalition is comprised of thirteen state soybean boards, the American Soybean Association, and the United Soybean Board. The National Grain and Feed Association and the National Oilseed Processors Association serve as ex-officio members of the organization.

Soy Transportation Coalition
1255 SW Prairie Trail Pkwy., Ankeny, Iowa 50023
Phone: (515) 727-0665 Fax (515) 251-8657
Email msteenhoek@soytransportation.org
Web www.soytransportation.org

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