2017 was a tremendously unproductive legislative session by most measures, but perhaps the greatest victories we achieved centered on what was NOT done. Throughout the first three months of the session, legislators seemed to be fixated on increasing ad valorem taxes. Then there was a period in early May where a fuel tax increase seemed imminent. And during the second half of May a mandatory two-year car tag became the idea du jour.
AFR opposed all of these proposals and are thankful none of them were enacted. However, all three will be pursued again in 2018, so much work will need to be done during the interim to prepare. Our policy committee will examine each issue and refine our position if needed, as we strive to best represent the AFR membership.