DALLAS — Recommendations on how to finance improvements to Arkansas highways and local roads include $1.8 billion of revenue bonds supported by a dedicated 0.5% state sales tax.

The 18-member Arkansas Blue Ribbon Committee on Highway Finance will present its report to the Arkansas General Assembly next week. The panel spent two days last week in meetings to refine a number of preliminary proposals into a final report.

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