$2B Pa. Transportation Bill In Home Stretch After Senate's Nod

Law360, Philadelphia (November 20, 2013, 6:03 PM EST) -- Less than 24 hours after the Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted a $2.3 billion transportation funding package, the state Senate got on board as well on Wednesday, paving the way for Gov. Tom Corbett to approve a measure that he has been pushing since February.

While the Senate had approved its own similar transportation bill in June, the latest version came with controversial new thresholds for prevailing wage rates on construction projects, along with a provision uncapping the state's wholesale gas tax. Nonetheless, it easily cleared...
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