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House Panel to Hear From Secretary Chao on Infrastructure March 6

House Panel to Hear From Secretary Chao on Infrastructure March 6

Transport Topics
Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2018 3:00 PM, EST

Less than a week after meeting with senators, the country’s top transportation officer will explain President Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposal to a House policy committee.

Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled to appear before the Transportation and Infrastructure panel March 6, where authorizers are likely to pepper her with questions about recent assertions that Trump endorsed raising the federal fuel tax.

While Republican policymakers are largely opposed to increasing the taxes on gas and diesel, committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) did not rule out a higher fuel tax when he addressed the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials in Washington on Feb. 28... FULL ARTICLE

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