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VIDEO: Fair Transportation Funding Theory

July 21, 2011 By Riordan Frost, Policy Associate Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

Federal highway funding is woefully outdated. Our gas tax, which hasn’t risen since 1993, has lost purchasing power due to inflation. Without a more adequate funding mechanism, Minnesota could lose hundreds of millions in federal highway dollars. Minnesota 2020 Policy Associate Riordan Frost explains a new funding formula that could help raise revenue in a way that’s fair for drivers.


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