The Democratic presidential candidates are headed back to the debate stage less than a week after their last debate. The latest debate comes ahead of this weekend’s South Carolina primary and next week’s Super Tuesday contests. Here are the issues we’ll be watching for.
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The Trump administration began with hopes of a bipartisan deal on infrastructure investment. While that agreement hasn’t yet materialized, the growing gap between what America spends on infrastructure and what’s required to keep infrastructure modern and reliable remains.
A recent BPC report called for a final increase in the federal gas tax to shore up the highway trust fund in the short term while transitioning to a vehicle miles traveled standard in the future to reflect the changing makeup of America’s passenger car fleet and ever-improving fuel economy.
Read the A Roadmap for the Last Gas Tax Increase report