MN Senate passes bill to dedicate auto parts sales tax to roads and bridges

Pictured with members of Local 49 April 28 is Sen. Scott Newman, of Hutchinson, one of the bill’s authors and chair of the Senate Transportation Committee.

With members of Local 49 advocating at the Capitol, the Minnesota Senate passed a bill Thursday, April 28, to dedicate 100% of the sales tax paid on auto parts to road and bridge projects.

 
Senate File 3086 passed on a bipartisan vote of 59-7. The bill now moves to the House for consideration.
 
Pictured with members of Local 49 is Sen. Scott Newman, of Hutchinson, one of the bill’s authors and chair of the Senate Transportation Committee.
 
Thank you to all the operators who came to support our work, the state’s infrastructure and the building trades.

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