The West Virginia Legislature is considering a plan to ask voters to approve $1 billion of bonds for state road projects, according to the Charleston Daily Mail.

The idea surfaced a day after lawmakers convened in regular session Jan. 11, when Transportation Secretary Paul Mattox suggested that a referendum authorizing a constitutional amendment for the road bonds be considered, the newspaper reported.

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