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Congress Urged to Focus on Highway Bill's Funding and Length

November 25, 2015

Congress Urged to Focus on Highway Bill's Funding and Length

Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urged Congress to focus on both the funding levels and the length of the highway bill as negotiators seek to hash out a multi-year surface transportation program.

Elected Officials Offer Highway Funding Fix

April 17, 2015

Elected Officials Offer Highway Funding Fix

Members of the House and Senate introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at shoring up the dwindling Highway Trust Fund before current highway law expires May 31.

House T&I Chairman Reaffirms Opposition to Fuel Tax Increase

March 20, 2015

House T&I Chairman Reaffirms Opposition to Fuel Tax Increase

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) reaffirmed his opposition to increasing the motor fuels tax as a means of funding surface transportation, but said lawmakers must identify a funding mechanism by Easter recess if they want to pass a long-term bill before current law expires May 31.

House Opens Highway Bill Debate

February 11, 2015

House Opens Highway Bill Debate

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urged lawmakers to pass a long-term measure to boost U.S. infrastructure spending Feb. 11 at a hearing kicking off House discussions of the highway bill.