July 5, 2015

Publications

2 Jul, 2015 - Issue Brief

Introduction

The Highway Trust Fund provides the financing structure for federal investment in transportation projects. It consists of two accounts: the highway account, which supports projects for the interstate system and other roads, and the transit account, which supports light rail and other mass transit projects across the country.

Motor fuels taxes serve as the primary dedicated revenue source for the fund. These taxes -- on gasoline and diesel -- provide most of the fund’s revenue.

The trust fund...

Recent Publications

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23 Feb, 2005 - Special Publication
 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 200511:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUBWASHINGTON, D.C.  PARTICIPANTS: DAVID M. WALKERCOMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES“21ST CENTURY CHALLENGES:  RE-EXAMINING THE BASE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT” C. EUGENE STEUERLE,... Read More
15 Feb, 2005 - Issue Brief
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/Issue%20brief%20050215.pdf
7 Feb, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition said today that President Bush's fiscal year 2006 budget takes an appropriately hard line on spending, but its claim to result in significant deficit reduction relies on budgetary gimmicks that understate likely expenses and overstate likely revenue.... Read More
3 Feb, 2005 - Issue Brief
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/050203issuebrief.pdf
3 Feb, 2005 - Special Publication
Chairman Smith, Senator Kohl, and members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss the future of Social Security. I am here representing The Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to strengthening the nation's long-term economic prospects through sound and... Read More
2 Feb, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- Robert Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition, will testify Thursday before the Senate Special Committee on Aging. His testimony will more deeply explore the principles articulated by the bipartisan leaders of The Concord Coalition in the January 9 full-page New... Read More
25 Jan, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition warned today that new projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) show a worsening budget outlook and the first ominous signs of fiscal strain brought on by the baby boomers' retirement. On an apples-to-apples basis, today's projected 10-year... Read More
25 Jan, 2005 - Special Publication
http://www.concordcoalition.org/files/uploaded-pdfs/050126baseline.pdf
8 Jan, 2005 - Press Release
WASHINGTON -- In a full-page statement in this Sunday's New York Times (January 9, 2005), bipartisan leaders of The Concord Coalition urge Congress and the President to “confront the hard choices that a meaningful Social Security reform plan requires” and to “reject both the ‘do nothing'... Read More
10 Nov, 2004 - Special Publication
Mr. Peter G. Peterson: It is my special pleasure to chair a dinner for a special friend and a great American. I find on occasions of this kind, that, if you wish to make a point, sometimes it's best to use an anecdote, and if it's a bit humorous, so much the better. Perhaps that will make the... Read More