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Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 05, 2014

Shuster rules out gas tax hike for highway funding; LaHood continues push for 10-cent gas tax hike

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has has pulled a federal gas tax hike off the table of options for transportation funding. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said Tuesday at an event hosted by Building America’s Future (BAF) and Bloomberg Government ...

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TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Better Roads Staff - May 07, 2012

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills next week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan program that’s criticized as providing credit for too many public-private toll projects. On May 8, conferees from both chambers will have ...

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T&I’s Mica: ‘I will agree to one highway extension’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 31, 2011

Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-Fla.) released the following statement in response to the President’s call for a clean extension of U.S. surface transportation legislation: “In the interest of getting Americans back to work and ...

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