Arizona Introduces Bill to Raise Gas Taxes/Create Study to Tax Cars for Miles Traveled


DON’T DELAY!  Please request Voice Your Opposition for S.B. 1312  immediately from the Arizona House Senate Transportation and Senate Finance Committee Members (Full List Below) by emailing now:

You may use the following points in your message:

  • S.B. 1312 would require a study of a road usage tax and potential pilot program. 
  • In addition to creating privacy concerns, the bill seeks to penalize national efforts to create a more fuel efficient vehicle fleet by taxing drivers based on vehicle mileage.  As gas tax revenues decrease due to hybrid and electric vehicle ownership, states are looking for new sources of funding for pet projects. 

Overview:  Legislation (S.B. 1312) to raise gas taxes and require a study of a road usage tax has been introduced. The bill has been assigned to both the assigned to the Transportation and Finance Committees.



Arizona Senate Committee on Transportation

Senator Carlyle Begay

Senator Judy Burges

Senator Jeff Dial

Senator Barbara McGuire

Senator Catherine Miranda

Senator Steve Pierce

Senator Andrew C. Sherwood

Senator Bob Worsley

Arizona Senate Committee on Finance

Senator Steve Farley

Senator Debbie Lesko

Senator Lynne Pancrazi

Senator Steve Yarbrough

Senator Kimberly Yee