Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Next Governor Will Hit Pothole in Road Funding

It appears that the $3.8 billion Indiana Toll Road piggy bank for road building is pretty near empty, according to some good investigative journalism by the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. The Major Moves projects got a lot of road projects accomplished, but when the new governor takes office, he'll only have a few months before the money runs out: "That leaves the new governor – likely either Republican Mike Pence or Democrat John Gregg – with a cliff in highway funding to deal with, and few options on the table, writes Niki Kelly. Read more from the Journal Gazette here.