Even as the new Democratic governor of Wisconsin struggles to compromise with GOP legislators on road funding, some officials in several Republican-dominated states are pushing for tax increases to repair roads that are crumbling from years of neglect.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers wants to restore local governments and state agencies' right to seize private property for biking and hiking trails, a step that would again pit private property owners against villages, towns and cities looking to make public improvements.Read More »
China's use of its so-called Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related projects in Latin America is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing's ambitions in a region that American leaders have seen since the 19th century as being off-limits to foreign powers.
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The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s 2019 construction season is officially underway as the department announced plans Thursday for 221 road and bridge projects, including ongoing work from previous years.Read More »
As Wisconsin lawmakers debate whether drivers should pay more at pumps in this state, their counterparts in Ohio raised their gas tax by 10.5 cents a gallon more for gas and 19 cents a gallon more for diesel fuel under a long-awaited compromise deal reached on Tuesday.Read More »