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Better roads may cost Missouri about one billion dollars

March 9, 1999
By: Princess Reyes
State Capital Bureau

Missouri residents may have to choose between a tax increase and better roads. Princess Reyes has this story from Jefferson City:

Henry Hungerbeeler, the director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, says they need more money to fund road improvement plans. The bill? About one billion dollars per year.

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Hungerbeeler says they want a comprehensive transportation system for Missouri.

If Missouri legislators pass this proposal, voters will have decide to accept any tax increase.

Princess Reyes from Jefferson City.