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Senators Introduce Transportation Bill

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation that would spend $275 billion over the next six years on the nation’s roads, as Congress rushes to prevent an interruption in federal infrastructure spending next month. 221 more words

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Group Criticizes MN Lawmakers For Making No Progress On Transportation Funding

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One thing that did not get done this year’s Minnesota legislative session is a transportation bill.

Gov. Mark Dayton had hoped to pass a gas tax to help pay for fixes needed for the state’s roads and bridges. 127 more words

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How to Solve America's Biggest Problems with Bernie Sanders!

If you’re new to my blog, you may wonder who that young firebrand challenging the political status quo is. His name is Bernie Sanders and he is running for President. 494 more words

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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

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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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