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TRANSPORTATION; House OKs budget with fee increase

Mar 2, 2017 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

The Ohio House approved a two-year, $7.8 billion transportation budget Wednesday that includes a proposed variable speed limit on Interstate 670 and new fees for drivers.

The transportation budget, which now goes to the Senate, would increase the deputy registrar fee from $3.50 to $5.25 and allow county commissioners to levy a $5 vehicle-license fee to generate infrastructure revenue. The registrar fee has not increased since 2004.

Rep. Alicia Reece, D-Cincinnati, argued that a $5 fe

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