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Thursday, May 7, 2009

Lawmakers Finally Reach Transportation Deal

Idaho lawmakers finally reached a tentative transportation funding deal yesterday afternoon but it won't raise the state’s gas tax, as Gov. Otter had demanded, and it leaves funding sources uncertain for the state’s annual shortfall in road maintenance.

Overall, the plan would raise an additional $54 million a year for roadwork, starting in fiscal year 2011. Here's more on the plan.

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