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$10 billion House transportation revenue plan funds new projects, hikes state gas tax, adds fees


Kylee Zabel

WNPA Olympia News Bureau

House Democrats rolled out a $10 billion 10-year transportation-revenue package calling for, among other revenue sources, a ten-cent increase in the gas tax.

House Transportation Committee Chair Rep. Judy Clibborn (D- 41st District, Mercer Island) and fellow Democrat legislators introduced what they call the Connecting Washington plan, which is intended to relieve congestion on roadways, help with maintenance costs, manage storm water and connect Washington businesses to local, national and global markets.

“Improving our transportation system is critical to Washington’s economy,” said President of the Washington Roundtable Steve Mullin. “This...

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