Rhode Island Question 5, Transportation Bonds Act (2006)

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Rhode Island Question 5, also known as the Transportation Bonds Act - $88,500,000 was on the November 7, 2006 election ballot in Rhode Island as a bond question

, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Question 5
Approveda Yes 276,262 75.4%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

Approval of this question will allow for the State of Rhode Island to issue general obligation bonds, refunding bonds, and temporary notes in an amount not to exceed $80,000,000 to match federal funds, provide direct funding for improvements to the state's highways, roads and bridges; $7,000,000 to provide funding for commuter rail, and $1,500,000 to purchase and/or rehabilitate buses for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's bus fleet.

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