Lawmakers cut $4 billion from transportation package

– Under the most recent proposal, the state’s existing 30-cent gas tax would increase gradually over an eight-year period to a total of 40 cents. –

Lawmakers have halved the amount of a statewide transportation funding bill from $8.2 billion to approximately $4 billion and put a cost cap on the state’s low-carbon fuels standard in order to gain enough votes for passage.

Source: Pamplin Media Group – Lawmakers cut $4 billion from transportation package