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SD Governor Says State May Look To User Fees For Highway Funding

SD Governor Says State May Look To User Fees For Highway Funding

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The Highway Needs and Financing Interim committee of the South Dakota Legislature will hold their first meeting next week.

Governor Dennis Daugaard said recently he would be open to discussions about changes in the way roads and bridges are financed. He says user fees can be appropriate in many areas…………

Daugaard says the federal gas tax continues to fall behind the need……

The Governor says all states are concerned with the fiscal state of the highway trust fund………

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