02/10/2017 in: News
By Gavin Jackson
The approval of a key House committee and comments by the state’s new governor made for key developments in the roads funding debate this week.
On Thursday, the House Ways and Means Committee sent a bill raising the state gas tax by 10 cents per gallon and increases to other vehicle-related fees and taxes. The plan generates $570 million in additional annual revenue to fix the state’s roads—half of which have pavement in poor condition.