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Senators Pursue Highway Trust Fund Rescue

Senators Pursue Highway Trust Fund Rescue

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Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 6, 2019 4:45 PM, EST

WASHINGTON — A federal highway account at the center of the transportation funding debate on Capitol Hill would receive a lifeline under a new bipartisan proposal in the U.S. Senate.

Sens. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are leading an effort to create panels that would be tasked with guaranteeing the long-term viability of potentially inoperative trust funds.

The proposal would aim to establish congressional panels to recommend a plan for restoring specific trust funds. The panel’s plan would be prioritized for consideration in both chambers... FULL ARTICLE

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