gas prices mean the state and federal governments are collecting less money in
transportation taxes. The
shortfall comes just as Vermont
struggles to pay for a backlog of needed road and bridge projects. Some
experts say it’s time to look for new revenue sources.
John Dillon reports.
We talk about our state’s deepest ruts and potholes with Transportation Secretary Neale
Lunderville and with the director of the National
Center at UVM. Also, we hear from the Vermont
Retail Association about whether or not Vermonters are opening their pocketbooks in today’s economy. And commentator Peter Gilbert reflects on the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s death.