Bill Mckenna http://kcur.org en Missouri Needs $1 Billion To Maintain Highways http://kcur.org/post/missouri-needs-1-billion-maintain-highways <p>A so-called “Blue Ribbon” committee created by the Missouri House to examine the state’s transportation needs has released its report, one day before the start of this year’s legislative session.&nbsp; But the House Speaker doesn’t agree with some of the options panel members endorsed.</p><p>Those options include raising either the state’s fuel tax or creating a sales tax dedicated to transportation needs.&nbsp; House Speaker Tim Jones says he prefers exploring options that are “revenue neutral.”</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:29:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30143 at http://kcur.org Missouri Needs $1 Billion To Maintain Highways