Gov. Bevin says more money must be generated for road funding as infrastructure needs become dire

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During a community forum in October, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said the issue of a shortage of road funding is not going away and stated the legislature will have to craft a bill to include a possible increase in the gas tax and other fees to deal with declining revenue to fix and build Kentucky roads and bridges. In audio of the forum at the Campbell County Fiscal Court obtained by The Bottom Line, Gov. Bevin explains the state gets money for infrastructure and road projects through two main sources, funding from the federal government’s highway trust fund and an excise tax on fuel in the state. Both of which, he said, are declining in recent years—a cause for concern … Read More