Support for AASHTO Allocation Request for COVID-19 Economic Recovery Funding

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Montana Chamber of CommerceMontana Infrastructure CoalitionMontana Association of REALTORS®, and Montana Contractors Association collectively drafted and sent the following letters to Montana’s congressional delegates in support of a funding allocation request from the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The allocation would provide COVID-19 economic recovery funding necessary to alleviate lost revenue from fuel taxes and weight-mile taxes as a result of a significant decrease of vehicle miles travelled. This revenue is necessary in maintaining and improving essential transportation infrastructure.