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How to Fund Transportation Infrastructure Needs

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There is not a lot of support for an increased gasoline tax to help fund transportation infrastructure, but President Barack Obama and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood "have a considerable opportunity to make a mark on transportation," says Mort Downey, a former deputy transportation secretary. Where the needed funding will come from is unknown. However, the public needs to be educated as to what's at stake, says Marcia Hale, president of Building America’s Future. "If you do the right type of organizing, people will come around on it."

Source: November 13 AGC SmartBrief e-newsletter which contained this Bloomberg News story.

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