Opinion/Editorial: Protecting transportation funds in Va.
Daily Progress Editorial Friday, February 17, 2017 at 6 a.m.
We’re not a fan of Virginia’s practice of overloading the state Constitution with amendments dealing with details that would be better left to statute.
But occasionally the state takes up an issue that deserves constitutional attention.
One such is the creation of a “lock box” to protect transportation funding.
House Joint Resolution 693 takes the first step toward a constitutional amendment requiring that funds set aside for transportation be used only for transportation and related expenditures.
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