Governor John Kitzhaber’s proposed funding package for the Columbia River Crossing project (HB 2800) is up for a first hearing on Monday, February 11, at 3:00, in Hearing Room F at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The hearing may go until 9:00 p.m. The Governor wants to sell bonds in the amount of $450 million for this project, to be paid by future gas tax funds. You can join the hearing in person or watch online. If you are interested in more information, contact John Charles.
For background, John Charles presented this testimony on the CRC project last March.