Friday, May 22, 2009

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Predicts Highway Reauthorization This Session

In a speech Thursday to at the National Press Club, LaHood predicted that House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman James Oberstar will pursue a "very aggressive schedule" on surface transportation reauthorization legislation immediately following the Memorial Day break, and that a bill will pass both houses this session. He also said "This administration will not be promoting an increase in the gas tax," but would not predict how the multi year measure would be funded.
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