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Judge dismisses trucker lawsuit over Pa. Turnpike tolls

Pennsylvania Turnpike

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of truck drivers and motorists over the use of tolls on the 359-mile Pennsylvania Turnpike. At issue is the fact that the turnpike is required to fund road projects that are not part of the turnpike system, as well as mass transit projects in the state.

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Can broad benefits sell a narrow tax? A closer look at Gov. Wolf’s Restore Pa. plan

Gov. Tom Wolf is hoping to spend $4.5 billion on an infrastructure plan called Restore Pennsylvania that goes beyond the typical road and bridge projects traditionally tied to infrastructure initiatives – from removing blighted buildings to expanding walking trails. Another idea calls for increased funding to a state program that helps build new natural gas lines: the “last mile” initiative ...

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