Sen. Orrin Hatch called the plan "just bad policy, plain and simple."
Their bill targets up to $2 trillion in tax revenue currently in foreign banks.
Anthony Foxx calls for a comprehensive, multiyear infrastructure measure.
Talk of increasing the tax for the first time in 20 years has sparked debate.
The groups said an increase in the tax would be the best way to fund highway projects.
"I just don't believe the votes are there," Rep. Bill Shuster said.
But big talk from both sides has failed to identify an agreeable funding plan.
Transportation advocates have pushed for an increase in the 18.4 cent-per-gallon tax.
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“I’ve never voted to raise the gas tax,” Boehner said during a press conference.
Sen. Inhofe says his committee will look at raising the tax to pay for roads.
Transportation advocates want to increase the 18.4 cents-per-gallon tax to pay for road projects.
"The proof is in the pudding," the DOT chief said. "Congress has got to do something."
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that amount of money the federal government will fall...
The $170 billion measure would pay for six years' worth of transportation projects.
"It is time to rebuild America," the Vermont independent said.
"There's nothing partisan about infrastructure," Biden said.
The surveys come as lawmakers in Washington are indicating a willingness to raise federal gas taxes.
Obama called for Congress to pass a “bipartisan infrastructure plan.”
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But Dem leader cautions party won't automatically give in to some GOP proposals.
The 18.4-cent per gallon tax hasn't been raised in 20 years.
Newly-installed Republican leaders in the Senate should focus on approving a new transportation...
“We are way behind," Obama said.