debate an increase in the federal gas tax as it seeks to end the
political impasse over the next multi-year surface transportation bill,
reports the Fort Worth Telegram and Streetsblog Capitol Hill.
stopped far short of reversing the White House's stated opposition to
raising the federal gas tax...but he seemed to suggest that Congress
should at least debate indexing the federal fuel tax to inflation,
while also considering tolling, creating an infrastrucure bank, and
charging for vehicle miles traveled.