$7 Billion Stop-Gap Measure for Highway Fund

On Weds., the U.S. House of Representatives approved $7 billion in stop-gap funding for road, bridge and transit projects until SAFETEA-LU can be reauthorized.
July 31, 2009, 8am PDT | Tim Halbur
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"The House vote was 363 to 68.

The Senate is expected to act on the temporary trust fund measure before the end of next week, and lawmakers plan to address a longer-term remedy after their August recess.

The government estimates the account could run dry within several weeks without an emergency infusion of cash."

Thanks to Michael Rodriguez

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Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 in The Washington Post
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