Representative Willis Gradison discusses issues both economic and legislative relating to the Interstate Highway System and the Highway Trust Fund. He also explains the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1990, and discusses the following topics: The Highway Trust Fund; Spending the Federal Highway Dollar; Congressional Procedures; Significance of the Byrd and Rostenkowski Amendments; Major Budgetary Issues; Gasoline Taxes and Other User Fees; Discretionary Spending Caps and the Highway Program; PAYGO and the Federal Highway Program; Collision of OBRA and the Highway Program; Scoring Problems Ahead for this Year's Highway Bill; Should the Highway Trust Fund be Taken Off-Budget?; Should the Highway Trust Fund Be "Spent Down"?; Can Highway Spending Counter the Recession?

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  • Accession Number: 00612545
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1991 12:00AM