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Paying for U.S. Transportation Investments

A Senator from Oregon wants to revive the expired "Build America Bonds," but limit their use to investments in transportation.
March 8, 2011, 5am PST | Victor Negrete
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Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) believes that "a narrowly tailored program would garner bipartisan support and ease the pain of paying for a six-year surface transportation bill," writes Fawn Johnson of the National Journal.

According to Johnson, "reviving Build America Bonds is one of the only concrete ideas that has surfaced to help pay for a $300 to $500 billion highway bill."

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Published on Monday, March 7, 2011 in National Journal
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