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Lawmakers Consider Privatizing Mass. Turnpike

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State lawmakers meet today to consider privatizing the Massachusetts Turnpike, as an alternative to Governor Patrick's proposed toll hikes or a state gas tax increase.

Lawmakers organizing today's hearing say they want to consider every option when it comes to raising money for transportation needs.

Opponents say they're concerned privatization will open the door to toll hikes for years to come.

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