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Drivers used to pay for roads. Washington is killing that idea.

Ever wonder the gas tax has not increased since 1993? Click here to find out why in this article by POLITICO.

Excerpt: The reason is simple math: The gasoline tax that bankrolls the federal Highway Trust Fund is politically untouchable, leading lawmakers and presidents of both parties to balk at raising it since 1993. But the money to pay for the nation’s growing needs for roads, bridges and transit has to come from somewhere — and the main answer has been to borrow it, adding it onto the yawning federal deficit.