June 11, 2019
Here’s the good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Joint Finance Committee’s Transportation budget. No gas tax, no indexing – or taxation without representation. That’s very good. Transportation bonding at the lowest level in 18 years, that’s good. But at nearly $500 million, it’s a big-spending transportation budget, and it relies heavily on fee hikes.
Now, the ugly. The JFC’s transpo budget includes very little in the way of reforms for a Department that has squandered billions of taxpayer dollars.
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