Transportation

Senator Flake Publishes “Jurassic Pork”

What do earmarks and dinosaurs have in common? Both are extinct, but their skeletons still remain. Last week, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) joined...
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Why Lawmakers Were Able to Extend Highway Spending for Free

At the end of last month, lawmakers passed a two-month extension of the highway authorization bill with very little fuss. There was no discussion of...
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Congress Postpones Highway Decisions Until July

The President signed a two-month extension of the highway bill on Friday evening, postponing decisions about spending and the financing of the...
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Time to Get to Work on a Highway Trust Fund Solution

Lawmakers have many potential options to address the shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund. With the President expected to sign a two-month extension...
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Op-Ed: Paving the Way for Sustainable Highway Financing

RealClearPolicy | May 21, 2015 Congress faces yet another deadline, and yet again is set to stall. This time, there literally could be a bumpy road...
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Four Takeaways from the Solutions Initiative Plans

The Peterson Foundation's Solutions Initiative III produced five different fiscal plans that would improve the current long-term budget outlook....
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Repairing How the Budget Treats the Highway Trust Fund

In our recently released plan, The Road to Sustainable Highway Spending, we propose a variety of measures to support the Highway Trust...
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CRFB's Plan to Repair the Highway Trust Fund

With the deadline for extending the surface transportation authorization just a few weeks away and Highway Trust Fund (HTF) bankruptcy approaching...
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The Road to Sustainable Highway Spending

The current legislation authorizing highway and mass transit spending is scheduled to expire at the end of May, and only a few months later the...
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Bipartisan Plan Paves Way for Transportation Reform

At the end of May, lawmakers will have to reauthorize surface transportation spending, and by the summer, they will need to have a solution to...

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