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RT @EricM_Katz: The @NatlParkService tends to get all the shutdown attention, but others more affected. Census would send home 99.9… https://t.co/ihVNamF9Bf
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The Chamber estimates that this would raise $394 billion over the next 10 years for transportation spending.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue called this morning for a 25 cent increase in the federal fuel tax. Either all at once, or in 5 cent increments over five years. Chamber proposal also calls for indexing the tax to inflation and for future increases in fuel economy.
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