Truckers, Lawmakers Square Off Over Tax Break

Arkansas Tax Break Repeal Trucking

Arkansas Tax Break Repeal TruckingArkansas House Speaker Robert Moore said Tuesday he hoped a meeting with Republicans would jump-start the effort to repeal a $4 million tax break on commercial truck sales that’s hindering the state’s highway improvement plans.

Moore, D-Arkansas City, said Republican senators were holding up a vote to take up the repeal in that chamber. He wouldn’t say which Republicans he expected to meet with Tuesday.

Read more about this puzzling issue over at The Trucker.

Update: The Arkansas House voted on March 5th to delay vote on the decision until July 1st 2013.