Herrera Beutler proposed an amendment to a federal spending package that would prevent funds from the bill being used to either establish or collect tolls on I-5 or I-205. That amendment passed the U.S. House of Representatives and now sits before the U.S. Senate.
Herrera Beutler also sent a letter to Inslee on Sept. 12, signed by nine Republican state lawmakers, demanding the governor take “an active role in opposing Oregon’s transportation plan that calls for imposing tolls on I-5 and I-205 at the state line.”
On Sept. 15, Inslee sent a response to Herrera Beutler and the nine lawmakers.
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