UPDATED 12/05/13: House bill would up fuel tax and index it to inflation Fuel-tax hike pitched as "transitional" ahead of new funding source

UPDATED 12/05/13: House bill would up fuel tax and index it to inflation

Launch of political long shot cheered by trucking

Pushing hard against the view held by at least some Members of Congress that Federal infrastructure funding should be “devolved” to the states and even to private sources, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) today introduced a bill that would raise the federal fuel tax by 15 cents and index further such increases to the rate of inflation.

H.R. 3636-- a.k.a the Update, Promo

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