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Beitzel Warns of Possible Halt of Funding in Highway User Funds

December 26th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

It was announced in the fall that Allegany County would see an increase in transportation funding through Highway User Revenues- made possible by bipartisan legislation signed by Governor Larry Hogan last year. Allegany County will receive more than $2,885,233 in Highway User Revenues this year, an increase of $414,559 over last year’s allocation. In the summer of 2009, many counties lost up to 90% of their highway user revenues in the midst of a recession.  The increased money for counties in recent years was  part of legislation passed in 2018 by the General Assembly that raised the amounts of revenues provided. Delegate Wendell Beitzel said unless some action is taken in the coming session, those increases may come to a halt…

2 Responses to “Beitzel Warns of Possible Halt of Funding in Highway User Funds”

  1. December 26, 2019 at 10:56 am, Brian said:

    Maybe we should tell them that we need these highways to transport illegal aliens to the abortion clinic and the funding will be secured forever

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  2. January 01, 2020 at 4:41 am, Ken said:

    Hey Brian,

    Why don’t we pull ourselves up by our bootstraps and pay for our own highways. Then those liberals in Annapolis wouldn’t have to give us money we didn’t earn.

    Reply

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