NPR: As Highway Funding Debate Continues, Shuster Calls Tolling Existing Interstates “a Political Non-Starter”

NPR reports that “few in Congress, especially in the majority party, seem willing to back specific taxes or fees to fund infrastructure.” The article summarizes the ongoing debate over paying for highway improvements that are, by general consent, deemed necessary. NPR, citing a Washington Post article, says House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster earlier this week called adding tolls to existing interstate highways “a political nonstarter.”