WASHINGTON — A bipartisan, bicameral foursome reintroduced legislation that would authorize $50 billion of tax-credit bonds over six years.

Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Reps. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., and Allison Y. Schwartz, D-Pa., announced Thursday that they are sponsoring a bill allowing issuance of Transportation and Regional Infrastructure Project, or TRIP bonds. The principal cost of the bonds would be covered by a trust fund fed by customs user fees, and would offer the bondholders federal tax credits that could be applied against federal income tax liabilities.

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