A campaign led by Tony Evers' pick to lead the Wisconsin Department of Transportation decries the state's road-funding system, and has spread to a third of all municipalities in Wisconsin.Read More »
Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.
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Gov.-elect Tony Evers on Friday nominated Craig Thompson, the head of a group that has advocated for raising taxes to improve the condition of in state roads, to be the next secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.Read More »
Gov. Scott Walker wants to halt big Milwaukee-area road projects if he's re-elected in November, and spend more on small road work and maintenance.Read More »
A recent Wisconsin Department of Transportation report shows that spending on transportation projects has decreased under Gov. Scott Walker even as debt has ballooned.
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A bipartisan spending bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week would put $62 million toward Wisconsin road, rail and bridge projects.Read More »
In the wake of President Donald Trump's call in his State of the Union address for spending $1.5 trillion on infrastructure, state officials will be off to the country's capital to press home their request for hundreds of millions of dollars to speed up road work connected to the Foxconn plant being built in southeast Wisconsin.
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Many local government and business officials agree that the state has been neglecting its transportation system for too long. Now they are now setting out to demonstrate grassroots support for raising money for repairs and expansions.Read More »