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Federally Funded Highways – Tolls or No Tolls?

Should some federally funded highways be exempted from the collection of tolls? Someone in Congress thinks so.

It seems like tolls are a good way to help see that the people who actually drive on them pay the cost of roads, but there may be good arguments for having no tolls, at least in some places. What are the arguments on either side? Of course, nobody likes to pay tolls, but the roads have to be paid for somehow.

Here’s the current vote on H.R. H.R. 1071, which would prohibit the imposition and collection of tolls on certain highways constructed using Federal funds. Click to vote, comment, learn more, or edit the wiki article about the bill.

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