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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 ...

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not Keystone

Boxer tells GOP to focus on Highway Trust Fund, not...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 08, 2015

It's clear that one of Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) top priorities is to fix the Highway Trust Fund before it ...

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how everybody will drive in the future? I hope not.

A drive on a Texas high-speed toll road: Is this how...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 08, 2015

Over the holidays I had the opportunity to travel south on the newest Texas toll road, otherwise known as State ...

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more transportation funding still needed

T-WORKS has done wonders for Kansas but more...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 07, 2015

Throughout the recent months Kansas has made progress in improving the conditions of its road and bridge conditions, largely through increased ...

Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Shuster rules out gas tax increase

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 30, 2014

The chairman of the House Transportation Committee, Bill Shuster, says passing a long-term transportation funding bill is top priority heading ...

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 ...

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed to keep up with demand

AASHTO: Annual road investment of $120 billion needed...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 24, 2014

Next year will be a critical year for America’s surface transportation infrastructure, according to a just released report from the American Association ...

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5 billion from federal construction accounts

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill; cuts $5...

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 ...

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely on next year’s bond issue for road projects

Alabama has no plans to raise gas tax; state will rely...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Dec 15, 2014

Gov. Robert Bentley says he has no plans to ask the Alabama legislature to raise the state’s 16-cent-per-gallon gas tax, ...

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 ...

Wisconsin approves $670 million worth of repairs

Wisconsin approves $670 million worth of repairs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Dec 02, 2014

  The Wisconsin Transportation Panel has approved three major highway repair projects that will total approximately $670 million. Gov. Scott Walker, who chairs ...

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