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April 2017 Fighting the Aftermath of Funding Sweeps

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Indiana Legislature Set to Vote on Major Road Funding Bill

On Thursday, leaders of the Indiana Senate and House of Representatives announced an agreement bridging the gap between their respective infrastructure bills. Once funding ...

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