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Local Governments To See Boost In Highway User Revenue

February 19th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners pleased with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s plans to gradually restore funds that can go toward local road and bridge projects. Hogan has introduced a supplemental budget for FY2016 that will increase the portion of highway user revenue distributed to local governments by $25 million to $194.3 million, the highest level of funding since FY2009. The Hogan administration has introduced new legislation that seeks to increase the portion of highway user revenue distributed to local governments over the next eight years. Under the Governor’s proposal, the portion of highway user revenue distributed to local governments would rise by 2.8 percent a year, reaching 30 percent in FY2024. Commissioners President Bill Valentine….





 

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