Oklahoma Transportation Secretary Gary Ridley praises highway bill
The two-year bill cleared by Congress on Friday guarantees the same level of funding for Oklahoma projects, and Ridley said some changes in the legislation are as good as money since they’ll speed up work.
WASHINGTON — Though a highway bill passed by Congress on Friday won’t mean more federal dollars for Oklahoma in the next two years, the state’s transportation secretary said changes included in the legislation would yield financial benefits.
“I can’t tell you how excited we are about the opportunities Congress is going to provide the states,” Gary Ridley said in an interview. “I think all states will benefit from what...
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