Former DOT chiefs push for more road funding Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/
A bipartisan group of 12 current and former U.S. transportation secretaries is urging Congress to approve a long-term infrastructure funding bill to improve the nation's road and public transit systems.
The secretaries, who served under presidents Lyndon Johnson, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, said a temporary transportation funding bill that is being considered by Congress is insufficient.
"This week, it appears that Congress will act to stave off the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund. The bill, if passed, should extend surface transportation funding until next May," "We are hopeful that Congress appears willing to avert the immediate crisis,
But we want to be clear: This bill
not “fix” America’s transportation s
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