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May 22, 2015

Just in time for the start of summer travel and construction season, the Highway Trust Fund received yet another short-term extension this week. Congress has “punted” once again on passing a...
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May 21, 2015

  Congress decides to "punt" on finding a long-term transportation funding solution To use a common football...
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May 15, 2015

With major delays on the DC metro during rush hour, two train derailments, and Arizona’s state report card release, 15 days until the Highway Trust Fund expires, Infrastructure Week highlighted the...
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May 11, 2015

Critical to our nation's transportation infrastructure is the Highway Trust Fund. This fund is America’s federal bank account for transportation, and every year, states share over $45 billion to...
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May 8, 2015

Photo Credit: SDOT Photos With the end of May approaching and no long-term transportation funding bill on the horizon, a...
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May 7, 2015

As the deadline to reauthorize the federal surface transportation bill nears, the measure of success for many involved seems to be maintaining the status quo. Last week, leaders in the U.S. House of...
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May 1, 2015

There has been much discussion on Capitol Hill and throughout the nation about increasing funding for infrastructure. From highways to transit to ports, our nation depends on infrastructure to...
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April 30, 2015

In the debate on how to best fix the Highway Trust Fund, often times lawmakers shy away from the most direct funding source: a raise to the federal gas tax. Its last increase was in 1993, and since...
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April 17, 2015

Congress returned to Washington this week after a two week recess, facing a new level of urgency to Fix the Highway Trust Fund before last summer’s extension ends on May 31. A few members of...
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April 10, 2015

Water main breaks, potholes and power outages are all results of underinvestment in infrastructure. Infrastructure is interconnected and greatly impacts our daily lives and national economy. The...
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