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ARTBA Study: Gas Tax Increase Doesn't Translate at Pump

Increasing the gas tax does not result in a commensurate penny-to-penny increase in the retail price motorists pay at the pump, a study of the market impacts of five state gas tax increases enacted in 2013 found.

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House Passes 2016 Transportation Appropriation

The House of Representatives narrowly passed H.R. 2577, a $55.3 billion fiscal 2016 transportation-housing spending measure, by a vote of 210-216. It provides nearly $40.3 billion from the Highway Trust Fund to be spent on the Federal-aid Highways Program, equal to FY2015.

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