NPR: Oberstar on Gas Tax, Stimulus

Oberstar on raising the gas tax to fund the Interstate Highway System:

“But in those days there was a sense of destiny, of future, of what is good for America — not what is good for my political career. But what we’ve had in the last 12 years is a no-tax philosophy, and so there’s not been an increase in the user fee, the gas tax, since 1993.”


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