gas tax Intoxicated CMPD Officer Arrested In Uptown; Lawmakers Propose $0.12 Hike On SC Gas Tax By Nick de la Canal & Associated Press • May 5, 2017 A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was arrested early Friday morning for communicating a threat toward other officers while acting drunk and disorderly. Another Gas Tax Plan In NC House By Ben Bradford • Apr 20, 2015 Jenn Durfey / Flickr The top state House lawmaker on transportation issues has introduced a new bill to change how much customers pay in taxes at the pump. It’s at least the fourth proposal in as many months. Listen Listening... / 0:59 House And Senate Reach Deal To Slow Gas Tax Fall By Ben Bradford • Mar 26, 2015 Rusty Clark / Flickr Lawmakers in the North Carolina House and Senate have reached a compromise to stop a dip in the state gas tax, which would have led to deep cuts in the state Department of Transportation. House Votes For Gas Tax Cut/Hike By Ben Bradford • Mar 5, 2015 Rusty Clark / Flickr The North Carolina House has voted for a slight drop—followed by a more substantial hike—for the state gas tax. Lawmakers have called the bill a stopgap. Listen Listening... / 1:17 NC Senate Passing Gas Tax Raise As A Cut By Ben Bradford • Feb 11, 2015 Ben Bradford / WFAE Listen Listening... / 2:11 Republican sponsors called it a tax cut, but a bill awaiting one final vote in the North Carolina Senate would ultimately raise the tax. And, those same sponsors are counting on the revenue it will bring in.