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2014 Senate Bill 1016: Shift road tax money from certain subsidies to road projects
  1. Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on July 16, 2014, to not earmark $12 million in annual road tax money to the state “Transportation Economic Development Fund” in fiscal year 2013-2014, and instead use it for regular road building and repair projects. TEDF money is essentially a form of corporate subsidy in which the state pays for transportation infrastructure projects related to a particular investor’s or developer’s new plant or project.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on July 16, 2014.
  2. Passed 37 to 1 in the Senate on September 24, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on September 24, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on September 24, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on October 2, 2014, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 107 to 2 in the House on October 2, 2014, to not earmark $12 million in annual road tax money to the state “Transportation Economic Development Fund” in fiscal year 2013-2014, and instead use it for regular road building and repair projects. TEDF money is essentially a form of corporate subsidy in which the state pays for transportation infrastructure projects related to a particular investor’s or developer’s new plant or project.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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