BILL DEDICATING AUTO PARTS SALES TAX TO ROADS AND BRIDGES PASSES COMMITTEE WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT

A bill dedicating 100% of the sales tax paid on auto parts to road and bridge projects is headed to the Senate floor with the support of IUOE Local 49. Minnesota Senate File 3086, sponsored by Sen. Jeff Howe, passed the Senate Finance Committee on a unanimous, bipartisan vote, clearing the way for possible consideration by the full Senate. Local 49 has been an outspoken advocate for this legislation, which would provide a much-needed investment in Minnesota’s infrastructure.

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