With this breaking news last evening, maybe this is the only way Interstate 70 is going to get widened, updated and improved:
With pressure mounting to avert a transportation funding crisis this summer, the Obama administration Tuesday opened the door for states to collect tolls on interstate highways to raise revenue for roadway repairs.
The proposal, contained in a four-year, $302 billion White House transportation bill, would reverse a long-standing federal prohibition on most interstate tolling.
Because, after all, this is all they have to work on down in Jefferson City, what with the very Republican and Right Wing representatives there:
From the article:
It's either voting against Federal law--which is pointless since Federal trumps state every time--or they want to propose and vote on some legislation to dictate women's reproductive rights or for rich people like Rex Sinquefield to get more tax cuts or some other measure in his favor.
Very, very disheartening.