Federal Funding For Transportation To Be Discussed This Week

rmike roundsMore discussions on a long term transportation funding bill may be held this week in Congress.  The current short term bill expires at the end of May.  South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he has had talks with leadership about the structure of the next bill…

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Rounds says they may need another extension to get work done on a permanent replacement…

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Paying for the bill will be another issue. Rounds says while there has been little talk of an increase in the federal gas tax, they are looking at changes in the tax code that could bring more money back into the country…

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States rely on federal transportation dollars for the bulk of their highway construction.

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