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Alternative ways to pay for highway repairs, construction

Posted: 02/21/2015 - For nearly a century, the gasoline tax has provided the financial foundation for the nation’s roads. For each gallon they pump, motorists have paid several additional cents in taxes to their state and federal governments.

States seek alternatives for highway, bridge funding

Posted: 02/21/2015 - Touted as one of the first interstate highways, a 200-mile span of Interstate 70 between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City stands as a prime example of the challenges facing the nation's roads.

Stivers wants to speed up action on heroin bill

Posted: 02/20/2015 - Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers says his chamber will do its part to start negotiations on legislation to combat heroin well before the final days of the legislative session.

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