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Road Tax Proposed

Date: January 25, 2007
By: Micah Wiener
State Capitol Bureau
Links: SB 310

Intro: The Senate's Transportation Committee chairman is proposing a major tax increase for the Interstates. RunTime:
OutCue: SOC

Bill Stouffer's bill would raise the sales tax by a penny on the dollar to expand the Interstates.

His measure would require voter approval, which Stouffer says he thinks it would get:

 

Actuality:  STU001.WAV
Run Time: 00:20
Description: The Senate Transportation Committee chairman says he's hopeful about a tax for highways.

Stouffer's proposal would earmark the sales tax funds for making both Interstate 70 and Interstate 44 full eight-lane highways throughout the state.

I'm Micah Wiener in Jefferson City.