State and Local Finance: GOP Congressman Predicts $8.5 Billion Highway Funding Cut Will Not Stand

Vadum, Matthew
February 2002
Bond Buyer;2/27/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31333, p4
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Reports that the U.S. Congress might restore some of the proposed cut in highway construction funding. Proposed funding for highway construction in the 2003 spending plan; Alternate plan sponsored by the House members and Senators to raise funding for the project; Reason for the shortage of funds for the project.


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