With lawmakers' decision to start from scratch with the state’s transportation budget, some officials are looking at alternative ways to make the most of the state's current resources — including changing the way local governments receive money for road maintenance.Read More »
Construction lobbyists are looking forward to a quieter state Capitol that doesn't force them to push their agendas to the drumbeat rhythm of a guy pounding a 5-gallon pail.
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By Paul Snyder Wisconsin county highway commissioners, lacking federal stimulus money and local revenue, are facing the likelihood of fewer projects in 2011. “When county budgets are tight and they’re looking for ways to save money, it becomes easy to ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Predicting a drain on their construction budget, Outagamie County officials are adding their voices to the chorus of boos directed at the state’s new prevailing wage law. “We don’t have the authority to say we’re not going ...Read More »