700,000 Jobs Are At Stake If The Highway Trust Fund Goes Broke

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The federal gas tax that's supposed to pay for the nation's highways doesn't bring in enough money. But Congress hasn't raised the tax in more than 20 years and isn't likely to do so now.

Source: NPR


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