Members of Congress returned to Washington to begin a four-week work period where they will need to address a number of significant policy matters, including funding the Highway Trust Fund, before the annual August recess.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said lawmakers are working on a $10 billion short-term extension to the Highway Trust Fund to keep it solvent through the end of this year. More
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) said March 26 that he is working with House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) on a short-term patch to the Highway Trust Fund to allow more time to work on tax reform, Politico reported.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R.-Wisc.) said repatriation of corporate earnings held overseas would help to fix the Highway Trust Fund provided it was part of overall corporate tax reform, Politico reported. More