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Missouri Transportation Funding

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Missouri lawmakers consider changing the rules for commercial drivers' licenses which could prevent the loss of federal transportation funding.

State house members gave early approval to a bill that deals with learning permits for commercial driver's licenses and with restrictions on texting and using hand held cell phones while driving a commercial vehicle. The state could lost 30 million dollars for one year and 60 million each year after if it doesn't comply with federal regulations.

 

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