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Congressman Suggests Vehicle-Miles-Traveled Fee to Pay for Infrastructure Upgrades

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With policymakers debating the thorny issue of infrastructure “pay-fors,” the top highways policymaker recently touted a vehicle-miles-traveled fee as a funding approach capable of addressing the country’s needs.

Highways and Transit Subcommittee Chairman Sam Graves (R-Mo.) emphasized “political realities” are requiring lawmakers to consider adopting different funding approaches for infrastructure.The funding status quo, which includes relying on the Highway Trust Fund, “isn’t paying the bills,” he explained.

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