After a long day at work, the state Senate passed significant transportation reform bills today. After extended debate, final action on the major revenue bill was delayed late this afternoon pending a ruling from the chair on whether the measure required a supermajority vote for passage.
Follow us on social media to keep up with progress on the revenue plan. We remain very optimistic. The Senate’s action thus far keeps alive the state’s best chance at a comprehensive transportation package in a decade.
Lawmakers adopted a number of amendments as the bills were heard on the floor today, but the fundamentals remain in place. We’ll be writing more about today’s legislative progress in the coming days. But for now, let’s take a moment to celebrate the progress we’ve made and urge lawmakers to maintain momentum.
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