Senate Passes $8.1 Billion Measure to Replenish Highway, Bridge Repair Fund

WASHINGTON—The Senate Tuesday upheld an $8.1 billion magnitude to feed a account that pays for highway and overpass repairs, holding a opposite proceed from a House and formulating last-minute difficulty for legislation that Congress contingency pass in a subsequent several days to forestall a account from apropos depleted.

The Senate voted 79-18 after lawmakers adopted amendments that would account a check differently than a magnitude a House upheld progressing this month. The Senate check would extend a Highway Trust Fund, that consists of…

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