WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is pushing for the creation of a state transportation infrastructure bank that would be funded with revenue from the privatization of state-owned liquor stores and provide an array of financing tools for road construction and other projects.

The infrastructure bank would be similar to the existing Virginia Resources Authority, a bond-issuing entity, and would possibly issue its own bonds as well as provide credit enhancement for bonds issued by other entities, according to a spokeswoman for the governor.

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