You may think the title of this post is incorrect. Because after all, the state has been telling us for years that we should have fuel-efficient cars and that it needs to tax gasoline as an environmental and efficiency-enhancing measure.
It turns out that in Oregon where their green-loving citizens are indeed enhancing their efficiency, consumption of fuel has been falling. What is the problem, you say? Tax revenues are down.
So the geniuses at the state capitol want to now make up the revenues by taxing the fuel-efficient vehicles.