REP. WRIGHT SAYS GOVERNOR SHOULD RELEASE
TOWN AID ROAD GRANTS
State Representative Christopher Wright (D-Bristol) says the Governor should release millions in state aid that would fund paving projects and road repairs including funding for Bristol.
“The Governor’s decision to hold this funding is hurting Bristol and making it difficult for local elected officials who have to make decisions about town paving and road repairs,” Rep. Wright said. “Towns depend on this funding and holding it back can negatively affect local property taxes, in addition to holding up work on local projects.”
Due to the current budget deficit, the governor has held back $30 million in Town Aid Road (TAR) Grants.
In the previous fiscal year, the city of Bristol received $341,711 in TAR funding.
Towns usually receive TAR funding in January and July each year.
Rep. Wright serves on the Housing, Insurance and Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committees,
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