Hearing on Key Transportation Funding Bills – Set for February 20th
February 15, 2013 |
The 2013 Maryland General Assembly will soon take up critical transportation funding legislation. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has introduced two bills:
- SB 829 Transportation Trust Fund – Financing – Use of Funds: Provides significant new dedicated transportation funding for key investments like the Purple Line, Corridor Cities Transitway and other needed road, bridge and transit improvements throughout the state.
- SB 830 Transportation Financing Act: Amends the Maryland constitution to prevent Transportation Trust Fund revenues from being diverted to other uses.
Take Action: Hearings are scheduled on both bills and related legislation on February 20, 2013, at 2:00 pm, before the Senate Budget & Tax Committee in Annapolis. SMTA members are invited to testify in person and show your support, or to weigh in now on-line and urge your legislators and the Governor to support these needed investments to keep our economy moving sign our petition !