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SB176 passes Ways & Means

IndyGo bus passing the Statehouse (image credit: Curt Ailes)

IndyGo bus passing the Statehouse (image credit: Curt Ailes)

SB176 passed the House Ways & Means Committee this morning by a vote of 17-1. No amendments were taken on the bill but will be allowed at the next reading on the House floor. Bills are due by Monday, so expect this issue to wrap up very soon.

There were a number of amendments offered in a hearing yesterday and among them, an amendment to strike the langauge that bans light rail from being funded. A number of others were introduced as well, so expect a laundry list when this thing hits the House floor.

If you know your representative, call them and urge them to vote on this bill to allow funding for improved transit.

One Response to “ “SB176 passes Ways & Means”

  1. jefferson says:

    THATS WHAT IT IS AND WHAT SHOULD BE MASS TRANSIT FOR A CITY THE SIZE OF INDY ALONG WITH LIGHT RAIL MAKING INDY THE TRUE DARLING OF THE MIDWEST.

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