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Murray balks at new tax hikes in transportation bill

Transportation financing legislation approved by the House has sufficient votes to pass in the Senate, but its price tag could rise through the use of “existing funds,” Senate President Therese Murray said on Tuesday.

Murray declined to say whether the measure would draw a veto-proof majority in the Senate, adding that she expected progressive senators to work to delay its passage.

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