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A Highway Bill We'll Regret

The good news is that Congress is finally paying for road work. The bad news? Everything else.

It doesn't come cheap.

Photographer: Frank Polich/Bloomberg

Credit where it's due: After 10 years, much haggling and several dozen failed attempts, Congress now looks likely to pass a long-term highway bill. It will finally shore up America's ailing roads and bridges. It will sensibly revive the U.S. Export-Import Bank. It even takes a firm stand against automated traffic tickets.

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