Senator Ericksen’s Blueprint – Raise the gas tax? Let’s reform the budget instead.

Senator Ericksen focuses on the transportation budget in this week’s Blueprint for a Better Washington, and looks at an opportunity to cut costs, build more transportation projects today and put people to work.

At a time when the state has a multi-billion dollar backlog of projects, government is siphoning your transportation dollars into the general fund. People in Olympia are talking about the need for new transportation taxes but there’s a better way forward. Read about it in this edition of the Blueprint by clicking here: Ericksen_Blueprint_Sales tax on transportation.