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Structure

The story about the transportation fund bill progressed in a fairly effectively manor.

The article began with a generalized lead about the Senate discussing a bill. While the lead was general, the important specifics (what kind of bill it was and when it was discussed) were present.

From there, the progression followed the standard inverted pyramid structure. The information in the fact boxes become less important as the story continues. However, I would have put the information about the gas tax and the license tab fees closer to the beginning of the article. It is more important to know what the bill is about than the fact that it will create 33,000 new jobs in the state.

Overall, the structure of the story is solid. The reporter summarized the important information in a succinct fashion and put it in a (mostly) logical order.