Articles Tagged: gasoline tax

Begin Anew

The Federal Highway system and Trust Fund are roughly 60 years old. Instead of just increasing the fuel tax to cover the shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund, something that clearly is needed, Congress should rethink the interstate highway system and how to maintain and improve it in the 21st century. No program should just […]

The Highway Trust Fund: Important and Necessary Government Spending

While liberals and conservatives constantly debate about the necessity of government spending on various programs and projects, there is bipartisan agreement among voters on the need for maintaining our highway infrastructure.  To that point, the Highway Trust Fund must remain adequately financed to keep our roads and bridges operational and safe. The fund currently lacks […]

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