“Running on Empty: The Highway Trust Fund”

Subcommittee: Highways and Transit Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Time: 09:30 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn HOB


The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the benefits to the Nation of a sustainable, long-term funding solution for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the challenges with the current funding mechanism, and consideration of other funding options.


  1. Ms. Reema Griffith
    Executive Director
    Washington State Transportation Commission
  2. Mr. Jeff Davis
    Senior Fellow
    Eno Center for Transportation
  3. Dr. Chad Shirley, Ph.D.
    Principal Analyst, Microeconomic Studies Division
    Congressional Budget Office
  4. Mr. Kris Strickler
    Oregon Department of Transportation