Will Congress fiddle as Highway Trust Fund runs dry?

Cullen, David
July 2013
Fleet Owner Blog;7/24/2013, p3
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The article discusses the highlights of a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the Highway Trust Fund on July 23, 2013. It stresses that Congress must act soon to ensure that the infrastructure fund remains solvent as the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) explains that starting fiscal year 2015, the fund will not be able to meet obligations. It also notes the expiration of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and the possibility of raising the federal fuel tax.


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