Walz Takes Proposed Gas Tax Hike On The RoadThe governor expressed frustration at Republican lawmakers who are pushing back against his gas tax hike to pay for road and bridge fixes.
Bakk Says It's Unlikely For Transportation Bill To PassLawmakers have until midnight to figure out what to do with the state budget surplus, road and bridge funding and a massive public works bill.
Dayton Revives Gas Tax Increase For Transportation PlanGov. Mark Dayton says a gas tax increase to fund road and bridge repairs should still be on the table. He declared that proposal dead late last year. But Dayton clarified Friday that was his political assessment, not his preference.
Group Criticizes MN Lawmakers For Making No Progress On Transportation FundingOne thing that did not get done this year's Minnesota legislative session is a transportation bill. The failure to fund those fixes pushed a statewide coalition of more than 200 businesses and organizations to act.