Gas tax blues: Meet the new tax, same as the old tax?

The wheels of officialdom are moving inexorably toward a mileage tax to fund needed road repairs. While the idea is still in the talking stages, the talk is more persistent and we can’t help but feel the question now is what shape that plan will take, not whether it will happen at all.

The idea has been percolating for some time. The intent is to raise money for highway and roadwork . . .

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