Transportation Debate Heats Up in Virginia

Vadum, Matthew
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/27/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32327, p4
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The article reports that Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine has threatened to order a special session of the General Assembly that will be solely devoted to transportation if lawmakers fail to approve a package aimed at fixing the state traffic congestion problems. The governor proposed a plan that would generate 3.74 billion dollars in extra revenue for transportation projects.


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