TITLE

House Begins Debate on $284 Billion Transportation Funding Measure

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/10/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32087, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the debate began by the U.S. House of Representatives on a legislation that would provide $284 billion in guaranteed funding for highway and public transit construction and related safety programs. Replacement of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century with the legislation; Inability of the Congress and the White House to agree on how much funding to provide in the final replacement bill; Rejection of an amendment by the House that would have allowed for new tolls to be levied to fund construction of additional lanes on interstate highways.
ACCESSION #
16372764

 

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