Highway Trust Fund
The proposal calls for spending $32 billion per year to green transportation.
The state is the latest to consider a local increase as Congress resists a federal hike.
The study says states are too focused on "new and wider highways" that aren't needed.
The GOP presidential candidate said overseas profits should be taxed at an 8.75 percent rate.
Lawmakers used $70 billion from other areas of the federal budget in a recent highway bill.
Backers say the measure will create 4,000 jobs at equipment dealerships.
The $305 billion measure is the first multiyear highway measure in a decade.
Anthony Foxx said the measure "reflects a bipartisan compromise I always knew was possible.”
The measure includes approximately $205 billion for highways and $48 billion on transit projects.
It would require states to approve legislation before participating in a pilot program.
The measure transfers $70 billion from other areas of the federal budget to avoid raising gas taxes...
An announcement of a bicameral agreement is expected on Tuesday.
The state is reportedly considering a three-cent hike in its fuel tax.
The feds project an increase of over 100 billion miles driven from 2014.
"We need more jobs and we need good jobs," Clinton says.
There was only one mention of road and transit spending during the speech.
The proposal would increase the Missouri’s 17.3 cents per gallon gas tax by 1.5 cents.
The measure includes $95 million to study future alternatives to the existing gas tax.
The measure extends federal transportation funding until 2020.
The House is expected to approve the measure on Thursday.
An aide calls the measure "a real step forward for our transportation infrastructure."
The measure would limit drivers under 21 to veterans and current military members.
The Speaker predicted the lower chamber would easily approve the House-Senate highway deal.
Lawmakers have debated a proposal to redirect money from "high-density" states in the northeast.