Middle Class Hoosiers to Feel Impact of a Gas Tax Hike

The Indianapolis Star looks at the potential impact of a gas tax increase, reporting that, “Supporters of the road funding plan are pitching the gas tax increase as a ‘user fee.’ Those who use the roads will end up paying for them. But economists say there’s another way to look at the proposal when placed in the context of the recent tax breaks — as a large shift of the state’s tax burden from higher income to middle income Hoosiers.”