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  • Crapo fights against using Fannie, Freddie fees for Federal infrastructure costs

    Controversial g-fee pay-for already overwhelmingly defeated in House
    Despite being overwhelmingly defeated in the House of Representatives, the Senate is still considering a controversial spending mechanism that would see the fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to guarantee loans go to pay for new roads. But one Senator is urging his colleagues to consider the implications of using g-fees to offset the cost of a Federal highway bill.
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  • Fannie, Freddie fees likely won’t fund new roads

    Controversial g-fee pay-for removed from House transportation bill
    The fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to guarantee loans will likely not go to pay for new roads, after the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove a controversial portion of a massive transportation bill that would have used g-fees to offset the cost of the bill.
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  • Crapo, Warner urge Congress not to use Fannie, Freddie fees for federal spending

    Senators fight against using g-fees to pay for highway bill
    Reaffirming their position that the fees charged by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to guarantee loans should not be used to fund federal spending, Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., sent a letter to the Senate leadership, asking them to reconsider the use of g-fees to offset the cost of a massive transportation bill.
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