Rudy Farber http://news.stlpublicradio.org en MHTC Chairman Proposes 1-Cent Sales Tax To Fund Mo.'s Transportation Needs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mhtc-chairman-proposes-1-cent-sales-tax-fund-mos-transportation-needs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The head of the </span><a href="http://www.modot.org/about/commission/index.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has unveiled a plan for funding the state’s aging highways and bridges.</span></p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:01:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8671 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MHTC Chairman Proposes 1-Cent Sales Tax To Fund Mo.'s Transportation Needs Work On Health Benefits For MoDOT Workers & State Troopers Continues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/work-health-benefits-modot-workers-state-troopers-continues <p>A special committee of transportation officials is still reviewing the amount of money <a href="http://modot.gov/">MoDOT</a> workers and State Troopers pay for health insurance.</p><p>Most of the committee members are leaning towards a proposal from the <a href="http://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/Root/index.html">Highway Patrol</a>, which would have the state pay 60 percent of the cost and the individual employee or retiree 40 percent.&nbsp; Rudy Farber is chairman of the <a href="http://modot.gov/about/commission/index.htm">Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission</a>.&nbsp; He says under the current system, the amount of coverage a worker pays varies based on numerous factors. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:55:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 6434 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Work On Health Benefits For MoDOT Workers & State Troopers Continues