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Transportation bill could see more cuts

State lawmakers on Wednesday are set to unveil a revised transportation funding bill that cuts the proposal's bottom line to avoid appearances of a tax increase.

House leaders on Wednesday presented the amendment to House Bill 170 to the House Rules Committee. The amendment would lower the proposed state excise tax from 29.2 cents per gallon to 24 cents a gallon and will have to be voted on by the full House when the bill reaches the floor on Thursday.

Read more: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/transportation-bill-could-see-more-cuts/nkNXL/

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