A Reminder About Transportation Infrastructure….
Just as a reminder, the Democratic raids of the Transportation Trust Fund were far worse than most people actually realize.
Governor Martin O’Malley raided the Transportation Trust Fund after receiving $771 million in federal stimulus money designed to fast track infrastructure improvements.
This ReasonTV video explains it succinctly.
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The bottom line? Is that over three years Martin O’Malley, with the blessing of the Democratic caucus in the Senate and the House, decreased real spending on transportation infrastructure by $90 million.
So again, when Democrats use infrastructure spending as a reason not to reduce the gas tax, ask them why infrastructure just wasn’t important to them during the O’Malley years.