Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Gene Hart --- Leadership that Works
Leadership in the General Assembly has been lacking on finding transportation funding, argued Hart, who added that transportation would be his top priority as a legislator. "We know we need more revenue," he said.
Lohr, who is seeking his third two-year term, supported a schedule of abusive-driver fees in 2007 meant to help raise revenue. But many Virginians became upset with the fees, especially a provision exempting out-of-state drivers. Lohr voted in 2008 to repeal the fees in light of the public outcry.
Hart called the abusive-driver fee program a boondoggle.
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