How The Hamilton Project Proposes Fixing U.S. Infrastructure Funding

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It’s not just about raising the gas tax – it’s that (by a fluctuating formula), but by other means as well. There’s more than one way to fill a pothole. While the U.S. Congress wrangles with reauthorizing spending on the Highway Trust Fund on an annual basis – making up for the shortfall in gas tax receipts – there are other ideas on how to maintain and improve the nation’s infrastructure  by engaging longer-term strategic planning. One such set of ideas was put forth in April 2015 by way of The…read more