Virginia approves transportation funding overhaul


WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Virginia's Legislature approved on Saturday an overhaul of its transportation funding system, moving the state away from a reliance on gasoline taxes to fix its roads and highways. The bill providing $880 million a year for transportation passed on the last day of the state's legislative session and is now headed to Governor Bob McDonnell to sign. The legislation includes McDonnell's proposal to scrap the state's 17.5 ...


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