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Featured Graphic: CBO says the Highway Trust Fund hole even deeper than expected

New revenue projections for the nation’s transportation fund released in early February 2014 from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) show that not only is the nation’s transportation fund going in the red sooner than expected, but the gap to maintain promised funding levels has increased by about $5 billion. Read more about the CBO report here.

CBO Highway Trust fund annual shortfall projections Feb 2014

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