Governor’s roads plan up for debate

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Posted: January 18, 2013

The Winchester Star

On Jan. 9, Gov. Bob McDonnell called for replacing the state’s 17.5-cent gasoline tax with a 0.8 percentage point sales tax increase along with shifting current sales tax revenue to transportation. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Despite almost universal agreement that Virginia needs more money for transportation, not everyone is sold on Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to raise revenue to accomplish that goal.


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