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This is a photograph showing Governor Graves signing the Comprehensive Transportation Program bill into law in Paola, Kansas. It provided a total of $12.6 billion over ten years from a combination of bonds, taxes, and reallocation of funds. Secretary of Transportation E. Dean Carlson, is pictured behind the governor. Carlson, from Nebraska, had just retired from a thirty-six-year career with the Federal Highway Administration and was hired by Graves to lead the Kansas Department of Transportation. People in the photograph are (left to right): unknown; Senator Nick Jordan; Senator Robert Tyson; Governor Bill Graves; Secretary Dean Carlson; Senator Karen S. Brownlee; and Representative Jene Vickrey; and unknown.

Creator: Kansas Dept. of Transporation
Date: May 10, 1999

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Item Number: 304979
Call Number: 2017-145
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 304979

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