missouri transportation commission http://kbia.org en Transportation tax could widen I-70 to three lanes if approved http://kbia.org/post/transportation-tax-could-widen-i-70-three-lanes-if-approved <p>Missouri highway officials are proposing to widen Interstate 70 to three lanes in each direction between suburban St. Louis and Kansas City if voters approve a transportation sales tax. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:21:04 +0000 Associated Press 54533 at http://kbia.org Transportation tax could widen I-70 to three lanes if approved Senators to propose Mo. transportation sales tax http://kbia.org/post/senators-propose-mo-transportation-sales-tax <p>Two Missouri state senators are proposing a 1-cent sales tax for 10 years to pay for transportation needs.</p><p>Republican Mike Kehoe, of Jefferson City, and Democrat Ryan McKenna, of Crystal City, scheduled a news conference about the plan Tuesday along U.S. 50, several miles east of the of the state Capitol.</p><p>Missouri transportation officials say funding for construction and improvements fell from $1.2 billion to less than $700 million during the past year.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:36:59 +0000 Associated Press 28362 at http://kbia.org Senators to propose Mo. transportation sales tax