Mark Niquette and John McCormick

Government, Fuel

Americans Say They Back Higher Gas Tax to Fix Crumbling Roads

Pothole in road chrisUK/Flickr

Congress hasn’t raised the federal gas tax since 1993 when Bill Clinton was president, but a narrow majority of Americans would support an increase to help fix crumbling roads and bridges in their own states.

July 20, 2017
Government, Business

Infrastructure Week Spurs Query on Trump's Plan: Where Is It?

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Leaders from business, government, organized labor and trade associations gathered in Washington for an annual weeklong discussion about improving the nation’s infrastructure, with a message for President Donald Trump about his $1 trillion plan: Let’s see it.

May 17, 2017