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Next COVID-19 bill may help roads

March 31, 2020

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Land Line Now, March 31, 2020.

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Both the president and some congressional leaders want to include a large infrastructure plan in the next planned COVID-19 relief bill. Also, free cookies!

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

States crack down on border crossings, but not for trucks; Small business loans are included in the stimulus bill; and never mind the applause; there’s no one here – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Free cookies for truckers

If you travel down Interstate 49, you might notice a woman in a white tent across from a local truck stop. That’s Gaynell Williams, offering truckers free, homemade baked goods. Also, we’ll hear what one trucker who was interviewed by “60 Minutes” thought of the final product.


III. Idaho sales tax for roads fails

An Idaho effort to increase the sales tax to help roads has failed, while Colorado lawmakers are still toying with a higher speed limit.


IV. Next COVID-19 stimulus bill may include roads

Both the president and some congressional leaders want to include a large infrastructure plan in the next planned COVID-19 relief bill.


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