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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.

Tax Plans Spur Transportation Funding Debate

February 27, 2014

Tax Plans Spur Transportation Funding Debate

The long-standing debate over how to fund transportation was kicked into high gear Feb. 26, when President Obama and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp issued radically different tax plans for generating revenues for the Highway Trust Fund, which is set to expire at the end of October.