Highway Trust Fund: GOP, White House Tout Opposing Proposals

With only two months before a crucial fund for highway projects nationwide is tapped, House Republicans and the White House touted dueling plans Tuesday aimed at avoiding a late-July construction shutdown. Speaker John A. Boehner told Republicans in a private morning meeting that leadership’s plan to raise cash for a temporary $15 billion road fix…

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Obama Administration won’t rule out post office cuts to fund highway bill

The Hill - Opinion

The Obama administration is not ruling out a Republican proposal to fund the nation’s highways with cuts to the U.S. Postal Service, the head of the Transportation Department said Tuesday. DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx emphasized that he and President Obama strongly prefer a four-year plan to refill the nation’s highway trust fund with new corporate…

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