Congress passes last-minute extension of Highway Bill

Within a 3-hour span, both the House and the Senate passed a stopgap bill Thursday that will continue federal highway and transit funding for the next 90 days. Prior to the bill’s passage, Democrats in the House and Senate expressed opposition to doing another extension, pushing instead for the House to vote on the 2-year bill passed by the Senate that would have required additional general revenues to fill some of the unfunded $12 billion gap between gas tax revenues and spending in the bill. Click here to read more at FarmFutures.com…

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