Szakonyi, Mark
July 2013
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);7/8/2013, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p31
The article forecasts that the manner by which the U.S. House of Representatives will act on the Water Resources Development Act would indicate how it will deal with succeeding federal surface transportation bills, specifically if it can ignore political rhetoric to address the challenges of the freight industry through earmarks and funding. It states that the two issues involved are the easing of the earmark ban and the request from inland waterway industry to raise fuel tax by 6%.


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