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The actual problem with the highway and transit trust funds is inflation. The federal gas tax was last raised in 1993.

That might be one problem. Another problem is that huge sums of the money paid by drivers in gas taxes are spent on mass transit and other "non-highway purposes" instead of being spent to build, repair and maintain roads.

by Bertie on Sep 7, 2011 1:15 pm • linkreport

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