FW: PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON HB 1008, WEDNESDAY at 9:30 AM, House Ways and Means Committee
- From: "Tim Maloney" <tmaloney@...>
Subject: PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON HB 1008, WEDNESDAY at 9:30 AM, House Ways and
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:40:39 -0500
Here are the details about tomorrow's hearing -- I'll be sending a recap of
today's hearing shortly.
Please spread the word.
The House Ways and Means Committee will be taking public testimony for and
against HB 1008.
When: Wednesday, January 18, 2006, 9:30 am
Where: Indiana Statehouse, Room 404
This is an opportunity for everyone concerned about I-69, and privatization
of highways in general, to voice your opinion.
The bill authorizes the State of Indiana to enter into public-private
agreements to build, operate and maintain toll roads and virtually any other
transportation facility such as airports, water ports and transit
The bill would authorize the Indiana Finance Authority:
. to lease the northern Indiana Toll Road to a private company, and
use the lease payment(s) to pay for building new roads anywhere in Indiana
including the I-69 highway from Indianapolis to Evansville (a specified
percentage of the revenue would go to northern Indiana counties along the
. to contract with a private company to build and operate I-69 as a
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