Transportation, like water, is an important priority in a region with high growth like ours. It is important that we concentrate on maintaining safe roads and highways in a manner that reflects our growing needs.
I will be fighting for the best return on Colorado’s federal investment. Currently only 92 cents of every federal gas tax dollar returns to Colorado. I would like to see 100% parity, so that every tax penny paid by Coloradans at the pump is returned to them.
While clean air is extremely important, environmental goals must be balanced with economic progress and the quality of life gained through constructing highway projects that relieve traffic congestion.