Toll roads reflect fear of taz hikes


St. Cloud Sen. John Pederson is authoring one of a couple legislative proposals that renew a familiar debate: Should Minnesota turn toward using more toll roads?

Viewed in the context of the entire state transportation system, the basic answer is no. That’s what gas taxes are for. And frankly, elected officials at the state and federal levels should have the courage to stand behind their decisions on whether to raise them.

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