January 17, 2018

WE ARE ALL NEOCONOMIST NOW:

Chamber of Commerce To Push Gas Tax Increase (John Wagner, 1/16/18, The Washington Post)

With President Donald Trump and Congress turning their attention to infrastructure in the coming weeks, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is preparing for an uphill battle: a push to raise the federal gas tax by 25 cents per gallon to help pay for the initiative.

The proposal by the nation's largest business lobby, which will be formally unveiled later this week, is part of a series of principles it will offer in a bid to help shape the debate over upgrading the nation's roads, bridges, airports and other critical infrastructure.

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