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Traffic flows through an entrance to the Pennsylvania Turnpik on Nov. 24, 2004 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
Traffic flows through an entrance to the Pennsylvania Turnpik on Nov. 24, 2004 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)
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The Pennsylvania Turnpike is suffering from billions of dollars in debt, and there is no relief in sight. A recent audit of the turnpike says that not even the planned 53 percent toll rate hikes will make a difference.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Eugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania's auditor general, about the state's turnpike debt.

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Eugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania's auditor general. He tweets @DePasqualePA.

This segment aired on September 8, 2016.

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