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House Passes Bill Seeking $2.5 Billion Increase in Federal Highway Funding

November 15, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Despite threats of a presidential veto, the House approved a $105.8 billion transporation and housing budget whose goals include investing more in the nation's infrastructure in the wake of the highway bridge collapse in Minneapolis.The budget includes a $2.5 billion increase in federal highway funding, the Wall Street Journal reported. However, the 270-147 vote falls well short of the two-thirds majority needed to override a White House veto. Congressional leadership is already making plans for a compromise that would scale back funding levels on a variety of programs.
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