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Tuesday, January 04, 2011
During the Lame Duck Session of the 111th Congress, U.S. lawmakers voted to extend federal highway and transit funding through a continuing resolution through March 4.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Even though the prospect of raising the federal gasoline tax has been described as a “non-starter” multiple times as a way of increasing revenues for the Highway Trust Fund and other sources of transportation funding, it appears to be back on the table again.
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Thursday, July 22, 2010
With an eye on creating a freight transportation policy that would ensure the country’s transportation system supports its global economic competitiveness, a group of senators led by Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) introduced legislation today that would direct the federal government to develop and implement a strategic plan to improve the nation’s freight transportation system and provide investment in freight transportation projects.