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Highway Trust Fund Reform Act

To reduce costs associated with federal construction projects and encourage new hiring, Congresswoman Foxx  introduced the Highway Trust Fund Reform Act. The legislation will exempt federal highway construction projects from outdated and costly Davis-Bacon Act wage requirements.

“With Highway Trust Fund deficits expected to hit $157 billion by 2024, it makes sense to exempt the fund from Davis-Bacon’s expensive and overly burdensome wage requirements. Big Labor should not continue to use this Depression-era legislation as a shield to line its own pockets at the expense of non-union workers and taxpayers.” 
 




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