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House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike
House Pair Invoke Reagan to Promote Fuel Tax Hike

December 3, 2014
A bipartisan pair of House Representatives invoked the spirit of conservative champion Ronald Reagan to push for a fuel tax increase to revive the Highway...

Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill
Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill

September 16, 2014
A bid by conservatives in the House and Senate to effectively eliminate the federal highway program is drawing fire from American Trucking Associations and...

Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill
Congress Passes 10-Month Highway Bill

July 31, 2014
The Senate Thursday night approved a $10.8 billion House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent through next May. This ensures that highway funding...

House Panel Looks for Highway Trust Fund Fix
House Panel Looks for Highway Trust Fund Fix

July 23, 2013
At a hearing on the Highway Trust Fund Tuesday it was clear that the key House transportation committee has some distance to go before it can achieve...

Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown
Highway Bill Starts 10-Month Countdown

August 12, 2014
President Obama has signed the latest short-term extension of the federal highway program, starting a 10-month clock on yet another funding deadline.The...

Bridging The Funding Gap
Bridging The Funding Gap

February 11, 2013
The highway law that took so much effort over the past five years is just six months old, but now it's time to start again. As the U.S. Department of...

A Conversation about Highway Money
A Conversation about Highway Money

April 10, 2013
There is a general recognition on Capitol Hill that Congress is going to have to come up with dedicated money, as opposed to financing or general funds, for...

No One Wants to Go First on Highway Taxes
No One Wants to Go First on Highway Taxes

May 7, 2014
The to-and-fro over highway funding continued in the Senate Wednesday with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx politely deflecting Sen. John Thune’s...

Carper Sees Hope for Federal Fuel Tax Hike
Carper Sees Hope for Federal Fuel Tax Hike

May 14, 2014
As Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., sees it, the idea of a fuel tax increase to restore the Highway Trust Fund is not out of the question. Carper’s message to his...

Senate EPW Committee Approves Highway Bill
Senate EPW Committee Approves Highway Bill

May 15, 2014
The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee unanimously approved its bill to reauthorize the federal highway program. The bill proposes a 6-year...

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