Governor’s Transportation Proposals Draw Wide Reactions

Not Everyone Is Thrilled About The Lee Administration’s Patchwork Of Transportation Proposals, The Most Notable Of Which Would Be The Institution Of Toll Roads In Tennessee.

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Lee’s ‘Build With Us’ Plan Would Raise Electric Vehicle Registration Fees, Potentially Add Toll Lanes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee And The Department Of Transportation Are Looking To Raise The Annual Vehicle Registration Fees For Electric Vehicles Up To Three Times To $300 Along With Adding Potential Toll Commuter Lanes.

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TN Shifts Learning Loss Programs To Stimulus Funding, Moves Road Projects To State Funds

Tennessee Plans To Spend $102 Million Of Its $3.7 Billion American Rescue Plan Allocation On A Learning Loss Intervention Program For Tennessee Students. It Was Recommended That The $25.5 Million Annual Total Of State Funds “Be Re-Invested Into New Educational Expenses Incurred.”

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July 4th Travelers In Tennessee Won’t Be Delayed By Construction

Road Construction Won’t Slow Motorists Across Tennessee Over The July 4 Holiday. TDOT Will Suspend All Construction-Related Lane Closures On Interstates And State Routes Beginning At 6:00 A.M. On Friday, July 1 Through 6:00 A.M. On Tuesday, July 5 To Provide Maximum Roadway Capacity For Holiday Travelers.

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Gov. Lee Announces Key Cabinet Leadership Transitions

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Announced The Appointments Of Deputy Governor Butch Eley To Also Serve As Commissioner Of The Tennessee Department Of Transportation (TDOT) And Jim Bryson To Serve As Commissioner Of The Tennessee Department Of Finance And Administration (F&A).

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Lee Proposes $626M In Transportation Spending In TN Budget

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Includes $626.5 Million In Road Projects For The Tennessee Department Of Transportation.

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