WASHINGTON - House lawmakers voted 363 to 68 late yesterday to approve a bill that would provide $7 billion to the highway trust fund and keep money flowing to states through Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year.

The proposal, which was introduced by Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., originally would have provided $5 billion of general funds to the trust fund, but was increased to $7 billion with the understanding that the Senate also would approve the measure, sources said.

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