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"We’ll take a look at it," Boehner said. "But until then, giving speeches about a long-term highway bill is frankly just more rhetoric."

The Highway Trust Fund, the traditional source of funding for roads and transit projects, relies on the 18.4-cent per gallon federal gas tax, which was last raised in 1993. The tax has not been adjusted for inflation, and the fund has eroded steadily as vehicles have become more energy efficient.

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