House’s $10 Billion Highway-Fund Boost Shows Split Congress

House’s $10 Billion Highway-Fund Boost Shows Split Congress

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The authority to levy an 18.4 cents-per-gallon gas tax that largely funds $50 billion a year for highway, bridge and mass transit projects expires Sept. 30. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has said federal payments to states will slow as soon as Aug. 1 and the fund is projected to run dry by the end of August.