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Transportation finances deserve scrutiny

I have two questions related to the gas tax proposal ("Hard road for the gas tax," Feb. 21). Why is the legislature balking at an independent audit of the Transportation Trust Fund and why was this issue not a crisis in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012?

Was Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller asleep in those years? Or could it be that he has a construction company in his pocket now?

Lyle Rescott, Marriottsville

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