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Bill Shuster

U.S. needs transportation leadership

U.S. needs transportation leadership

It is amazing to me that in a time of seriously deteriorating infrastructure that the U.S. House of Representatives might consider an inadequate six-year highway bill ("Not another shutdown," Sept. 9). We are all aware that the American infrastructure has often driven America's economy. Infrastructure built for and after World War II and the construction of our interstate highway system brought booming economic times to our nation.

We also know that current revenue sources are not fully funding highway needs and that this has led to significant deterioration of American...