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Poll: Would You Pay More At The Pump For Better Roads?

TRENTON, NJ (CBS) – Would you be willing to pay more for gas if it meant better road conditions?

A new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday shows New Jersey voters are. 92 more words

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Missouri Senate leaders uncertain on gas tax increase

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A proposal to raise Missouri’s fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session despite warnings from transportation officials about the future of the state’s infrastructure. 84 more words

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Gas station owners oppose Illinois gas tax increase

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Advocates for service station owners and taxpayers are calling on Illinois lawmakers to oppose any potential fuel tax hike to pay for road projects. 102 more words

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Transportation rally also a rally for higher taxes


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The huge federal transportation funding law known as “Map-21″ expires at the end of May, and prospects for a solution don’t look very good. 285 more words

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Renacci Proposes 10-years of Sustainable Funding for Highway Trust Fund

Encouraging news came this week with U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci’s (R-Ohio) proposal to ensure sustainable funding for the Highway Trust Fund for no less than 10 years. 331 more words

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Paul Ryan: Road Warrior?

An interesting op-ed appeared in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on April 7th written by The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater. Mr. Slater argues that the future of infrastructure funding is in the hands of Representative Paul Ryan (hence the appearance in Milwaukee’s home paper). 214 more words

Taking the high road home: Harris faces Thayer and wins, carries Gas Tax across session finish line

For The Oldham Era
Published: April 2, 2015

By RAE HODGE

Oldham County’s own Sen. Ernie Harris, a Republican from Prospect, has been serving in the state Senate since 1995. 1,139 more words

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