By Matt Murphy, State House News Service / Plympton Reporter
“Any claim that that money isn’t for transportation is simply not true,” Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer said in a quote gleefully circulated by transportation advocates and ignored by gas-tax-indexing foes.
By Matt Murphy, State House News Service / Cape Code Times
“Any claim that that money isn’t for transportation is simply not true,” said Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer. “As you well know, the transportation financing law had a lot of moving pieces, but the clearest new transportation funding going to transportation are the taxes on gas and the gas tax indexing.”
The Transportation Finance Commission was created as an independent body to examine and evaluate the financial health of the State's transportation agencies and authorities, and make recommendations based on their findings.