Obama Nixes Gas Hike, Fees

Dutton, Audrey
July 2010
Bond Buyer;7/26/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33355, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opposition of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to a gasoline tax increase or mileage fee to generate revenue for a multi-year transportation bill in 2011. Ray LaHood, secretary of the Department of Transportation, says that the administration plans to support public and private options including bond-related financing. He confirms that mileage fee could not be revived as a candidate for a new revenue source.


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