Proposal for road revenue garners little local support

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Hoosier cities and towns have a brief window to adopt a countywide wheel tax and vehicle surcharge without approval of their county councils.

That’s included in the state’s two-year,

$30 billion budget that Gov. Mike Pence signed into law last week. It’s aimed at offering communities a means of raising more money to finance road and street repairs.

The wheel tax could range from $5 to $40 per vehicle.

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