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Noem Weighs In On Highway Bill

Noem Weighs In On Highway Bill

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The US House and Senate are debating different versions of a short term  fix for highway funding.

South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says they are trying to respond to the dropping highway trust fund…

 

Noem says there are differences in how to pay for highway projects…

 

Noem says the House version of the bill did not look to an expanded gas tax…

 

The highway trust fund may run dry by next month if there is no agreement.

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