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Linn Shuttle bus to offer Saturday trips to Albany


July 3, 2019

Of The New Era

Linn Shuttle’s bus services in east Linn County are getting a big boost starting this month, thanks to state transportation money.

“Remember that one-tenth of 1 percent that was coming out of your paycheck last year?” asked Linn Shuttle Manager Ken Bronson, referring to a statewide payroll tax that kicked in July 1, 2018. “It’s finally coming back.”

The payroll tax was part of a massive transportation infrastructure spending package that Oregon lawmakers passed in 2017 with bipartisan support, raising the state gas tax and vehicle fees and imposing a small tax on...

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