skip to Main Content
Coalition Of 34 Transportation, Business, Labor Groups Asks For Highway Trust Fund Fix

Industry groups urged a process to make sure the trust fund can avoid running out of money after the current surface transportation law expires in 2020

In April 7 letters addressed to the leadership and copied to all members of Senate and House budget committees, the industry groups urged those lawmakers to start a process to make sure the trust fund, or HTF, can avoid running out of money after the current surface transportation law expires in 2020. In that 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, Congress authorized and paid for modest annual increases in the trust fund’s highway and transit programs. “The HTF’s revenue challenges and the resulting consequences on other parts of the federal budget and U.S. economy warrant a long-term solution to stabilize and grow federal surface transportation investment as part of any tax reform initiative,” they wrote. read more at thetrucker.com

23770.jpg image via thetrucker.com

Back To Top