Highway bill fuel tax fight brews in Congress


By Christina Ling WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers will propose bipartisan legislation in mid-July that could add $60 to motorists' annual fuel tax bills to pay for highway funding, aides say. But the plan will face stiff opposition from U.S. President George W. Bush's administration, which rejects any tax hike, while the Senate is focusing on other alternatives. Bush proposed what officials said was the largest transport funding proposal in U.S. ...

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