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Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

Nancy Pelosi says it’s time to raise the gas tax

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

More and more members of Congress are starting to support an increase to the gasoline tax which pays for the ...

A New Year’s Resolution for Congress

A New Year’s Resolution for Congress

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 30, 2014

Ever get tired of reading about the Highway Trust Fund (HTF)? It seems like every other day a new politician ...

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi Interstate

H.R. 83 prevents weight limit change on Mississippi...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 22, 2014

President Obama has signed a bill into law that included a section regarding weight limits for U.S. Route 78 in ...

New poll shows 67 percent of people are against a gas tax increase

New poll shows 67 percent of people are against a gas...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 19, 2014

Two-thirds of Americans oppose the idea of increasing the 18.4 cent-per-gallon gas tax that's used to fund the country's transportation infrastructure, ...

Congress passes spending bill; cuts billions from federal construction accounts

Congress passes spending bill; cuts billions from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 15, 2014

Two days after the legislation was passed by a tight vote in the House, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion ...

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation investment occur in non-construction sectors

Alerting Congress: Most jobs created by transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 10, 2014

  If Congress somehow lacks the motivation needed to agree on a long-term Highway Trust Fund, a new report from IHS Inc., ...

President Obama calls America’s transportation...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

President Obama is embarrassed by the current state of America's transportation infrastructure and he made no bones about it while ...

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax increase

Reps using former President Reagan to push for gas tax...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 03, 2014

A bipartisan pair of House members are attempting to build support for a federal gas tax increase by using former ...

VIDEO: CBS’s ’60 Minutes’ spotlights America’s neglected infrastructure

VIDEO: CBS’s ’60 Minutes’ spotlights...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 24, 2014

In case you missed it, CBS's "60 Minutes" did a feature on America's neglected transportation infrastructure on Sunday. During the ...

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next Congress

Highway Trust Fund: Who’s in and who’s out in next...

Posted by Staff Report on Nov 19, 2014

  The Republicans delivered quite a trouncing in the recent mid-term elections, and conventional wisdom says a Republican Senate, to go ...

Nebraska needs $10.2B to fix roads

Nebraska needs $10.2B to fix roads

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 13, 2014

  Nebraska will need to spend at least $10.2 billion on its roads in the next 20 years, according to the ...

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to fix America’s roads and bridges

Ray LaHood: ‘We need a big pot of money’ to...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Oct 31, 2014

Continuing his “America is one big pothole” theme, former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood used an appearance at ...

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