INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Indiana House and Senate members are working to resolve differences on a
plan to boost roads funding for the state’s aging infrastructure.
testimony Monday but negotiations will continue. The session is expected to
end in two weeks.
Bill sponsor Sen.
Luke Kenley says the final package will involve “quite a mix” of elements.
The Noblesville Republican says some of the changes in the Senate were made
to test people’s appetite for those proposals.
Much discussion has
centered on tolling, the money dedicated toward local roads and whether to
send revenue from the gasoline sales tax entirely to roads. Other proposed
elements include a 10-cent gasoline tax increase and a diesel tax increase.
that a more than $1 billion increase in yearly infrastructure spending is