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Montana coalition crafts infrastructure, funding goals for 2017 session

November 15, 2016View for printing

Looking to close the gap on billions of dollars in outstanding road, bridge and water needs, the Montana Infrastructure Coalition is expected to lobby for an increase in fuel taxes, along with a bonding bill and a local option tax on tourism, when the Legislature convenes next year.

The coalition's 70 members have spent the past year identifying what they deem to be critical infrastructure before reaching consensus on ways to increase funding to pay for the backlog.

By Martin Kidston

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