NLC Local Infrastructure Funding Report

Declining funding, increasing mandates and misaligned priorities at the federal and state levels have placed responsibility squarely on local governments to maintain roads, upgrade water and wastewater systems and accommodate growing transit ridership.

But do cities have the authority to raise the revenue needed to maintain aging infrastructure and to make new investments that support growing populations?

The ability of cities to meaningfully address our nation's vast infrastructure challenges is bound by levers authorized to them by states. This report offers a state-by-state analysis of local option taxes and fees, including motor vehicle fees, sales and fuel taxes, as well as emerging mechanisms like state infrastructure banks and public-private partnerships.

To view the full report, point your browser here.

League of Arizona Cities and Towns
1820 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ  85007
Phone: 602-258-5786
Fax: 602-253-3874

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