Local governments in Wisconsin have received their share of fuel taxes and vehicle registration fees.
Gov. Jim Doyle announced Monday that checks totaling $108.3 million for General Transportation Aids, Connecting Highway Aids, and Expressway Policing Aids have been sent to the state’s local governments. The October payments from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation include $105,078,672 in General Transportation Aids to 1,922 local units of government; $3,015,876 million for Connecting Highway [...]
Published: July 29, 2009
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Jim Abrams AP Writer Washington — The House, doing some billion-dollar housekeeping before it leaves for the August recess, is taking up legislation to keep recession-hit federal programs that support highway projects, state unemployment insurance and mortgage loans from running dry. “It’s just that they’re all running out of money and we have to do [...]