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Committee approves gas tax to pay for Alabama road construction

Committee approves gas tax to pay for road construction

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A proposed gas tax increase to pay for road and bridge construction has cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature. The House transportation committee approved the bill Thursday. It now moves to the House of Representatives. The proposal would raise the tax by 6 cents per gallon. The tax would be adjusted every four years ...

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TxDOT approves $22.8 million in roadway improvements

The Texas Transportation Commission approved six projects worth $22.8 million for the 12-county Odessa District, including two funded by Proposition 1, according to a Monday release from the Texas Department of Transportation. The six projects approved from the July bid openings are: — A project to resurface approximately 2.5 miles of West Loop 338 from Kermit Highway going north was ...

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$11 million to fund road projects across New Mexico

N.M. GETS $11 MILLION FOR MULTIMODAL PROJECTS: In a state with big road construction and repair needs that had to have not one but two legislative sessions this year to appropriate funding, additional new money is a welcome thing. A news release from the New Mexico Department of Transportation explains 27 federally funded projects “include sidewalks, bicycle paths and transit ...

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EDITORIAL: Prop. 1 important for Texas highways

San Antonio Express-News SAN ANTONIO — Supporters of Proposition 1 are quick to acknowledge it does not fully address Texas’ transportation needs. But it is a critical step in the right direction, and voters should approve it. Proposition 1 would take half the state’s oil and gas production tax revenue that is directed to the state’s rainy day fund and ...

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