- Policy Platforms
In correspondence with the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, the Western Governors’ Association urged Congress to provide a long-term solution that ensures the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) remains solvent. The letter of October 23, 2023, signed by WGA Executive Director Jack Waldorf, also called on Congress to provide for increased, sustainable federal transportation investment through the HTF. “Western Governors believe the Highway Trust Fund and the programs it supports are critically important to the success of efforts to maintain and improve America’s surface transportation infrastructure,” the letter read. “Currently, the HTF will not be able to support even current federal surface transportation program levels and will not meet the needs of the country that will grow as the economy grows.” Read the full correspondence for additional details.