A proposed transportation funding package that would raise the gas tax by 11.5 cents over three years and spend $12.3 billion on transportation projects and maintenance of existing structures warranted four hours of discussion yesterday by the Senate Transportation Committee but still no conclusion on moving it forward to the Senate in a special legislative session.
Dozens of representatives of businesses, social service groups and local governments testified on the plan at the meeting, including representatives from Cheney, who feel the SR 904 widening project should have been included in the proposal.

The Spokesman-Review has the story.

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