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[s17] Sen. Banks: Huntington County to See $1.59M Increase in Road Funding
Start Date: 8/1/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 8/1/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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STATEHOUSE (Aug. 1, 2013) — Huntington County roads, bridges and highways will benefit from a $1,597,909 funding increase over the next two years, said State Sen. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City).

During the 2013 legislative session, the General Assembly passed the fiscal year 2014-2015 state budget, which increased transportation funding by $210 million per year. This includes $100 million for local units each year.

In total, the Huntington County region is slated to receive an estimated $6,320,331 in road funding over the next two years, which represents a $1,597,909 increase from its current funding level. It will be appropriated among local government units as follows:

  • Huntington County Government: $4,828,506
  • Andrews:  $75,545
  • Huntington: $1,143,425
  • Markle: $71,994
  • Mount Etna: $6,181
  • Roanoke: $113,218
  • Warren: $81,461

“Reliable roads and infrastructure are essential to a strong economy,” Banks said. “This allows us to transport goods and services more easily, giving companies another reason to invest in our area. But beyond that, it creates a more cohesive community, connecting our families to the people and places that matter to them.”

Contact Information:
Name: Tracy Lytwyn
Phone: 317-234-9221
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