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Backroom deals for transportation fund distribution need to end

Citizens who care about transparency in government should be bothered by evidence that millions of dollars in sales tax money earmarked for transportation projects are being doled out in backroom deals that seem to favor certain cities with political and lobbying connections over others. Taxpayers in municipalities are seeing no direct benefit from their tax contributions because of a funding process that clearly needs to be more open and more fairly administered.  Read Article . . .

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Lee J. Peacock

President
Utah Petroleum Association
(o) 801-619-6680
(c) 801-364-1510
lpeacock@utahpetroleum.org