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New report: Money for nothing? How to make better use of our transportation dollars

Highways & infrastructure

New report: Money for nothing? How to make better use of our transportation dollars

Gas taxes are supposed to pay for the construction and maintenance of roads, but too often, they don’t, according to a new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group. The report, Shifting Gears, suggests that to build a cleaner, safer and more affordable transportation system, it is time to shift gears.  

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Statement: Clean Energy for America Act advances in the Senate

Clean energy

Statement: Clean Energy for America Act advances in the Senate

The Senate Finance Committee advanced the Clean Energy for America Act Wednesday. The bill introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and more than 20 colleagues would replace a patchwork of more than 40 energy tax policies with three categories of tax incentives for clean electricity, clean transportation and energy efficiency. The bill also eliminates subsidies for fossil fuels and nuclear generation. 

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