A bill to boost spending on roads and bridges signed by the Governor

Road Construction
Posted at 11:52 AM, Jul 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 12:52:16-04

A bill that would boost state aid for roads and bridges has been signed by the Governor.

The Advocate is reporting Gov. John Bel Edwards signed House Bill 514, which allows the state to gradually boost state aid by $300 million per year.

Backers called the legislation a historic breakthrough, and they noted it would be the biggest state investment in transportation since 1984.

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