Senate committee removes gas tax

A Senate committee has stripped gas tax increases from a House bill, saying other sources of funding are available for road and bridge repairs.

“Operation smooth ride” hits bump in road

A quick-fix road repair program that Governor Jim Douglas called "Operation Smooth Ride" has run into some bumps in the Legislature. Leaders in the House want to use the bulk of the $3 million for town road projects. But the Senate Transportation Committee wants to spend more of the money on state highways. VPR’s John Dillon has more.