TITLE

Gridlock Looms in Virginia as Transportation Fight Continues

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/23/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32325, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the conflict between Virginia's Democratic Governor Timothy M. Kaine and the Republican-controlled General Assembly over a plan aimed at solving the commonwealth's traffic congestion woes. It compares Kaine's plan with the Senate Republicans' transportation overhaul proposal. Kaine did not ruled out ordering a special session of the legislature specifically dedicated to tackling the state's transportation problems.
ACCESSION #
20281612

 

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