NEWS
Hope for Highway Funding
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Fri Aug 7, 2015 10:55 AM CDT

CHICAGO (DTN) -- Congress has extended the current highway bill 34 times in the last six years, but transportation advocates think lawmakers could finally pass a new long-term bill before the end of the year.

"I do see some glimmer, underscore glimmer, that something will get done before the end of the calendar year," Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soybean Transportation Coalition, said on the sidelines of this week's Agricultural Transportation Summit.

"I think policymakers recognize that if they do wait until 2016, it really would be resigning to the fact that nothing would get done until after the ...

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