Governor bryant believes a long term solution to repairing state roads and bridges needs to come from a voter approved tax increase.
There are several ideas floating around the state capitol, including a plan from lt.
Governor tate reeves.
It uses budget cuts and borrowing, to fund infrastructure spending.
But bryant says voters should make the long term solution.
"we're going to have to look in the future at some type of revenue stream, i have suggested in the past, as has senator dean kirby from rankin county, that we put it on the ballot, i think the people of the state of mississippi will look forward to an opportunity to determine whether or not additional revenue is needed, it is needed and how we will go about generating that, i'm not sure the legislature will be able to make that decision,but the sovereigns, the people of the state of mississippi might be able to do so so let's put it on the ballot and get it moving forward."
There has been no major change in state revenue for road and bridge repair statewide since 1987.