Chamber Calls for Multi-Year Transport Bill: Business group repeats call for increase in federal fuel tax
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September 1, 2011
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday called on Congress to act more boldly to pass a new long-term transportation funding bill, saying President Obama’s plea for another interim extension doesn’t go far enough to address pressing infrastructure and jobs needs.
“This isn't going to happen, but the right thing to do is pass a long-term bill,” Chamber President Tom Donohue told a White House jobs panel at Southern Methodist University. “We ought to just damn do it, because that's going to send a message.”…