Stitt and Edmondson talk transportation

Gubernatorial candidates Kevin Stitt and Drew Edmondson largely agreed on the state’s continued need for infrastructure spending during a forum Thursday, saying it would be a priority for their respective administrations.

“Infrastructure is something that’s going to be key in a Stitt administration,” the Republican candidate said. “I talk about being top 10 and being top 10 in infrastructure is something that’s dear to my heart.”

“I thought it was a sad state of affairs,” Edmondson said, “when, because of budgetary problems … some thought it was necessary to raid Department of Transportation funds to the tune of $500 million a year for two years.”

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