Minn. Transportation chair calls upon business leaders to support funding increase for ‘vital links’
WILLMAR — The head of the House Transportation Finance Committee told a group of Willmar business and community leaders Friday that their past support helped get a gas tax increase approved in 2008 and their support will be needed again if another increase is sought this year.
Rep. Frank Hornstein, DFL-Minneapolis, said improving roads and bridges is crucial to economic development in rural Minnesota but additional revenue is needed to make that happen.
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