House Begins Debate on $284 Billion Transportation Funding Measure

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/10/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32087, p32
Trade Publication
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.


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