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FY19 HTF Shutdown Fits In Well With Tradition of HTF Bill “Triggers”

July 22, 2015 The new version of the Senate DRIVE Act provides $343 billion in Highway Trust Fund contract authority over the...

New HTF Extension To Dec. 18 Introduced in House

July 14, 2015 At 7:43 p.m. last night, House leaders introduced a new bill extending Highway Trust Fund programs – the...

The State of Transportation Funding: A Realistic Examination of Pseudo-Federalism

In a recent article published in Innovation NewsBrief entitled “A Conservative Vision for the Future of the Highway Trust Fund,”...

Follow Reagan’s Example, and Fill Up America’s Highway Fund

July 10, 2015 With the Highway Trust Fund set to expire three weeks from today on July 31, 2015, the Washington Post has published an...

1982 White House Gas Tax Decision Memoranda

June 9, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is part of the supporting documents released alongside Eno's report issued two...

1993 Robert Rubin Memo to President Clinton on Energy Taxes

May 1, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is a memo sent to President Clinton on February 5, 1993 by his chief economic...

Talking Transportation Dollars and Sense: The Future of Funding

Nossaman transportation policy expert Edward Kussy and rail veteran Kevin Sheys assess the relative merits of the federal...

1982 White House Federalism Initiative – Jan. 25 Draft

April 16, 2015 This week’s ETW Document of the Week is the internal White House summary of President Reagan’s “New Federalism...

Infrastructure 2: Congress and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Roads

How many politicians does it take to make people pay attention to our infrastructure problem? None, apparently. All it takes is John...

Volatile Revenues For Transportation Trust Funds: A Cautionary Tale

(Ed. Note: ETW was researching efforts to provide a permanent, dedicated funding stream for federal mass transit programs in the 96th...

The Highway Trust Fund: What is it Good For? A response to surface transportation devolutionists

BY MARLA WESTERVELT Policy Analyst Falling gasoline prices have Americans talking - prices that were hovering around $3.50 per...

FY 1982 Reagan Transportation Budget Details

February 3, 2015 The ETW staff is hard at work putting together a mammoth summary of the President's new transportation budget...

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