ICYMI: Los Angeles News Group to Legislators: “Do the brave thing and quickly adopt comprehensive improvements to the fuel tax”

March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 Sacramento – In an editorial Thursday, the LA News Group warned state lawmakers “unless we change the way we fund both roadways and rapid transit, we fall into a pothole from which there is no escape.” Members of the Fix Our Roads coalition, including cities/counties/business groups/transportation groups echoed The Daily News’ call to
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East Bay: Politicians, labor demand Sacramento find money for roads

March 7, 2016

PACHECO — Within sight of the Highway 4/Interstate 680 interchange that chokes with commute traffic every weekday morning and evening, a group of officials and union members gathered Wednesday to demand the governor and state Legislature fix transportation funding. Their pleas come in light of the Jan. 22 cut of an estimated $754 million from
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Local leaders demand funding to fix roads

March 7, 2016

With $750 million in cuts announced this month, it won’t be an easy task. “It’s time we ask our legislators in Sacramento and the governor to work together put aside differences find solutions,” said Riverside County Supervisor Chuck Washington. Gathering at the Jefferson Street Interchange Project, Mayors, County Supervisors and Union leaders want action to
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$80 million in state funding cut from local road projects

March 7, 2016

In the looming shadow of the Interstate 10/Jefferson Street Interchange, dozens of Riverside County officials gathered Friday to speak out against the California Transportation Commission’s decision to cut $80 million from county infrastructure improvement projects. In January, the CTC approved the proposed cut which, over the next five years, adds up to more than $750
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County reps, civic leaders urge action to reinstate funding for road projects – including French Valley Interchange

March 7, 2016

INDIO – Riverside County supervisors, labor leaders and civic activists today urged state lawmakers to patch a funding gap exceeding three quarters of a billion dollars that, if unaddressed, may leave the county and other jurisdictions unable to proceed with major transportation projects, including the French Valley Interchange. “You don’t always see business and labor
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