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December 18, 2013 at 6:52 PM

No deal on transportation-tax package this year; talks to continue

Legislative leaders said Wednesday there will be no special session to pass a multibillion dollar transportation package, but talks will continue during the regular session that starts in January. Negotiators from both parties gathered Wednesday¬†in the governor’s office for their 12th round of talks¬† since the Legislature adjourned earlier this year, only to emerge after several…


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June 25, 2013 at 11:53 AM

New details released on $10B state transportation package

House Transportation Chairwoman Judy Clibborn released details Tuesday of a new $10 billion transportation tax package that would increase the state gas tax by 10.5 cents per gallon. Under the proposal, the gas tax would increase 6 cents per gallon on July 1 of this year and an additional 4.5 cents per gallon on…


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