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Lindsay Graham's op/ed on I-73 Tolls

In Today's Myrtle Beach Sun News, South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham (R-Seneca) has an op/ed on the recent I-73 Toll Bill passed by the State Legislature and signed by Gov. Mark Sanford.

He writes approvingly of the decision that allows tolls to be the funding for I-73 in South Carolina, and congradulates all those involved in the process. Supporters will see this article as proof that the decision by the legislators sends a message to Washington that the state will have funding for the road, and that Senator Graham will be a loud champion of it.

Detractors, and rightfully so, will point out that Senator Graham as well as Senator DeMint had offered to cutback the $81 million in SAFETEA-LU funding last fall. This was obviously only a political move that both Senator's even said would not happen.

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