Indiana GOP announces details of tax-hiking roads plan
In making the announcement, House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, called the funding agreement "the strongest, absolutely best infrastructure program in our state's history".
Through a new $15 annual fee on all vehicles, a $150 annual fee on electric vehicles and $50 for hybrids registered in the state, local governments would also receive road funding through Indiana's Community Crossing Matching Grant Fund.
In addition, the state's sales tax on gasoline is expected to be shifted from the general fund into roads by 2025.
The session began with estimates that $1.2 billion would be needed annually for roads over a 20-year period.
"We believe we have met our mutual goals of long term, comprehensive road funding", he said. Several other vehicle fees will be included.
Shifting nomination from voters to the governor, critics say, means education would become one of many topics discussed in a gubernatorial election, instead of a separate discussion surrounding voters' selection of an independent schools chief.
Republicans agree on hiking the tax on gasoline and diesel and imposing some new fees.
"If Hoosiers are convinced that the money is exclusively going for roads, they are willing to pay an extra dime at the pump", Bosma said, citing polls and town hall discussions.
The sponsor, House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, said he would prefer that the governor elected in 2020 get to pick his or her own leader for the Indiana Department of Education.
The sticking points have been House proposals to raise cigarette taxes and shift all sales tax revenues also charged on fuel purchases to infrastructure funding. She notes IN is still conducting a promised study of whether preschool delivers the anticipated benefits, and says that study will produce better results with students from a wider variety of backgrounds.
IN would need federal approval to expand tolling on interstates. We don't know the form it's going to take. But both measures still need to be approved by both chambers and were among a crush of key bills that had yet to be brought up for final votes.
Security has been high in France since Tuesday, when police apprehended two men suspected of plotting an imminent terror attack. The attacker was targeting police near the Franklin Roosevelt subway station, a police spokeswoman told the Associated Press .
Department of Health and Human Services for the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse in Kansas, according to a news release. The funding was provided by the 21 Century Cures Act , which passed the Senate with Sen.
In the rotation because Jake Odorizzi strained his left hamstring, Ramirez had not started since April 16 past year . The Rays start their next series, against the Houston Astros, at home tonight when Alex Cobb faces Mike Fiers .
Radford is part of the expanding team that will work with the first daughter in her role as an unpaid senior adviser to Trump. It will be the first official worldwide trip for Trump, who has joined her father's administration as an unpaid adviser.
Michael Ron David Kadar was charged by federal authorities in Florida and Georgia on Friday, a month after his arrest in Israel. Four Tampa-area locations were named as places Kadar is accused of calling, according to a list contained in the complaint.
Thus, the criticism that Assad continues to launch air strikes, from the base we hit or from elsewhere, misses the point. Iran and Hezbollah, both bitter enemies of Israel, along with Russian Federation have sent forces to support Assad.
The former president has vascular parkinsonism, a symptom complex that shares similar ailments with Parkinson's Disease. McGrath said Bush "feels terrific", and Bush's vice president, Dan Quayle, talked with him by phone on Friday.
Some good news for the Pacers is that Cleveland has been struggling in the final two months of the regular season. Irving added 23 points and six assists, while Kevin Love chipped in 17 points for the Cavs.
President Trump's recent actions in the Middle East are "a welcome change", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. The Syrian government has been locked in a six-year civil war against an array of opposition forces.
Earlier in the Lok Sabha, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said the Government will do everything possible to get justice for Jadhav. Diplomats also said that India woud have to deliberate upon what kind of response would be befitting if Pakistan executed Mr.
Prince fans to mark anniversary of music superstar's death
She wore a pendant of Prince's symbol, which she had also spray-painted in black along the legs of her white trousers . When Prince died past year , fans around the world were shocked and photos of him rocked the social media world.
Cavaliers aren't perfect, but they're still up 2-0 on Pacers
James was unfazed by the Pacers' fourth quarter fightback after the Cavs held on to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series . Love has upped his scoring game in the postseason, averaging 22.0 points, while also pulling down 7.5 rebounds in 35 minutes.
USA pushes UN Security Council to focus on Iran not Israel
Haley's guidelines to the Council included the plea to nations to not lose sight of the cross border influx of terrorist fighters. That's the way the Security Council has operated for years. "The same is true for the United Nations Security Council".
2 more charged in Michigan genital mutilation investigation
That girl's parents were interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and described the procedure as a "cleansing". Some of the girls allegedly traveled to the clinic, which is midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, from out of state.
Caitlyn Jenner's book is all made up: Kris
For example, Caitlyn will talk about how she commonly wore a bra and panties under Bruce Jenner's business suits. Caitlyn supposedly states in her forthcoming autobiography that Kris knew all along about her "gender issues".
US FCC ends price caps on many business data lines
The decision ends most regulatory requirements in almost all areas, but retains some price caps in areas with little competition. In his comments, Pai argued that while "price regulation is seductive", it poses a threat to competition and innovation.
Samsung Galaxy Book tablets blend Windows 10 and Intel CPUs
Built with an Intel core i5 processor and Windows 10 operating system, Galaxy Book is designed for maximum productivity. Theres also a variant with 128 GB eMMC, and the device has a microSD slot that can give you up to 256 GB extra storage.
President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House
Music legends Ted Nugent and Kid Rock joined the former Republican vice presidential candidate at the White House. Nugent has been blasted as a racist for years, and Kid Rock has promoted questionable things in his past.