The Montana Infrastructure Coalition (MIC) has put together a legislative package that includes support for a 10 cent increase in fuel tax and a bill that would allow communities to consider local sales taxes.
The MIC also proposes that the Coal Trust be capped at $1 billion and new revenues used to back bonds issued for infrastructure projects, and to advance legislation that would allow local governments the ability to use private investment to form public- private partnerships.
The MIC is an association of over 70 public and private organizations – including the Montana Chamber of Commerce — involved in the design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance of Montana infrastructure.
The group hopes to influence the policies and processes of state government to provide more funding for Montana’s infrastructure needs, including everything from roads to sewers to public buildings.
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