Constitutional Amendment to Fund Road Construction Projects Clears First Hurdle

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MinnPost
March 29, 2018
It was less than 24 hours before a key deadline – and six weeks into the 2018 Minnesota legislative session – when Scott Newman finally got his bill in front of lawmakers for the first time.
But that’s often how things go with amendments to the Minnesota Constitution, Newman said. They’re a big deal, and it takes time to get people on board.
“Frankly, I didn’t know that the coalition was going to come forward in time to move on this year,” Newman, a Republican senator from Hutchinson, testified Wednesday infront of the Senate Transportation Finance Committee, where the bill was being heard. “It’s hard to get a lot of people organized and in agreement on any given issue.”
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