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Report: Increasing Tennessee Infrastructure Budget Will Pay Benefits (Memphis Business Journal)

   A new report by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association and the Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance suggests an increase in Tennessee's infrastructure budget would pay off down the road. The report says a sustained $460 million annual increase in Tennessee's highway and bridge capital fund would boost the state's economy by $1.17 billion. The report goes on to say the increase would also create more than 10,000 new jobs in Tennessee, increase the state payroll tax coffers by more than $153 million and increase the state's sales tax revenue by more than $82 million.

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Coalition Forms to 'Increase and Reform' Transportation Funding in Tennessee 
(Memphis Business Journal)

   Tennessee's goal is to "increase and reform Tennessee's transportation fees." According to Susie Alcorn, the executive director of the Tennessee Infrastructure Alliance, the new transportation coalition …

 

The Infrastructure of 
Tennessee’s Brave New Future

   “Infrastructure projects like this one are essential in keeping our community thriving,” Denton said. “I’m proud that our work will go a long way to make that danger a thing of a past for the residents of one of the fastest growing communities in Coffee County.”
   However, according to the TIA, the TACIR report noted that in Coffee County, 67 projects were reported that still require funding. Those projects come at an estimated total investment of $336,866,638.

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