New York (CNNMoney) - As lawmakers race to negotiate a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, some experts say one tax increase should be on the table: a gas tax hike.
Currently at 18.4 cents a gallon, the federal gas tax is used primarily to build and repair roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure. The tax raises about $32 billion a year.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Until recently, few outside the solar power industry had even heard of Solyndra Inc.
Now the company's bankruptcy has become a case study on an issue likely to gain increasing attention: Should the government be investing taxpayer dollars in promising - but risky - startup companies?FULL STORY