Shift of $21.9M for state roads OK'd; rainy day funds to help get $200M in U.S. highway money

Posted: August 18, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday won the Legislative Council's approval of his plan to use $21.9 million of the state's "rainy day" fund to guarantee that the Arkansas Department of Transportation has enough matching funds to obtain $200 million in federal highway money.

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