Thursday, June 04, 2009

Senator: Highway fund will go broke in August

Senator: Highway fund will go broke in August; The Associated Press

Barbara Boxer, the chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, said at a hearing the administration has told senators the Federal Highway ...

The California Democrat said an additional $8 billion to $10 billion will be needed to keep the fund solvent through the year ending Sept. 30, 2010.

: It was more important to funnel billions into the coffers of the European banking system, Lehman Brothers and the like thieves on Wall Street, than it was to maintain our interstate transportation infrastructure.

Time to take the power stolen by the special interests and return it to the states, repeal the 17th Amendment!

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