MnDOT decision riles rural lawmakers, and Murphy in particular
ST. PAUL -- Some rural Minnesota legislators are furious that the state skimmed the first $100 million from a new federal highway program to fill a Twin Cities' transportation funding hole.
Lawmakers became riled when they discovered this week that the first money available from a federal highway construction program Congress approved late last year will help fill a $300 million gap for Twin Cities projects.
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