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By ZACK COLMAN | 12/13/13 12:02 PM
Congress is examining whether to increase the 18.4-cents-per-gallon federal gasoline tax, which helps finance the Highway Trust Fund and hasn’t been raised since 1993, as a way to shore up financing for the nation’s...Read More...
By MARK TAPSCOTT | 12/11/13 09:49 AM
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By ASSOCIATED PRESS | 12/10/13 11:06 AM
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By NICHOLAS E. CALIO | 12/05/13 02:23 PM
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | 12/05/13 10:05 AM
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By TIMOTHY P. CARNEY | 12/02/13 03:09 PM
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By BLOOMBERG NEWS | 12/02/13 10:57 AM
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