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July 7 - July 20, 2014

The U.S. Highway Trust Fund is set to go broke in August. What should Congress do?



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Answers Votes
Pass a stopgap funding measure. 16%
Pass a multiyear authorization bill. 59%
Nothing; states should no longer receive this money. 26%


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Tagged categories: DOT; Economy; Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); Government contracts

Comment from Karen Fischer, (7/7/2014, 9:58 AM)

I don't think the solution to the infrastructure problem is as simple as the three options listed. More money should be allowed to stay with each state to manage their own roadwork and bridge projects.


Comment from Jim Johnson, (7/17/2014, 11:48 AM)

I believe there is adequate money, the problem is letting the federal government get its hands on it. Allow ALL gas taxes collected to stay with the state which collects them, with the condition it may only be spent on roads and bridges. If the state needs more money they can increase their state gas tax. Then let Congress fund the FHWA as a research and advisory agency only.


Comment from Tom Schwerdt, (7/21/2014, 9:14 AM)

Remember also that billions of dollars a year are taken from the trust fund to pay for "Transit" (mostly bus and rail systems) - and Transit puts effectively nothing back into the system.


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