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Trucks, buses could travel at 75 mph under Ohio Senate plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A proposal to boost the speed limit to 75 mph on the Ohio Turnpike and rural highways cruised passed the state Senate Wednesday after a panel expanded it to cover all motor vehicles, regardless of their size. 336 more words

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STATE CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF LOCAL MONEY AND CAUSES LOCAL GOV’TS TO RAISE TAXES

March 10, 2015

First the State legislature passed a bill a few years ago to do away with the taxes paid on car tags—all of which went to the local county—and changed it so that money went to the State in a different form. 362 more words

County

Bill battles: Where will the money to fix roads and bridges come from?

The debate isn’t about whether Minnesota’s roads and bridges need work.

The Democrats and Republicans in the state both agree the potholes and cracks need a lot of fixing. 387 more words

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Cickay, McIlhinney face off in Doylestown debate

Republican state Sen. Chuck McIlhinney and Democratic challenger Steve Cickay met in a voter forum hosted by the Bucks County League of Women Voters on Oct. 868 more words

Bucks County

Transpogeddon Averted

Highway and mass transit programs funded by the highway trust fund gas tax received a last-minute reprieve after the Senate passed a GOP House-crafted $11 billion 10-month extension of the tax they had overwhelmingly rejected two days ago. 153 more words

Gov't Affairs

"What The Republicans Failed To Accomplish": Vital Tasks The House Did Not Address Before Taking An Unnecessary Recess

Many House members were at the airport yesterday, desperate to begin their five-week vacation, when the chamber’s leadership called them back. An emergency bill to provide money for the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border had earlier been pulled from the floor because of objections from the hard right; now some Republicans wanted to try again. 296 more words

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