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Construction industry fights for more federal highway money

By Sean Ryan Construction industry representatives want every penny of a proposed federal tax on carbon producers to go to the Highway Trust Fund. But according to a draft bill unveiled by Sens. John Kerry, D-Mass., and Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., ...

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Lawmaker tries to slow high-speed rail (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants Wisconsin to tap the brakes on high-speed rail between Milwaukee and Madison. State Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, announced Tuesday he will introduce a bill that would prohibit the Wisconsin Department of Transportation from ...

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Milwaukee lands $21.5 million stimulus grant

The city of Milwaukee on Wednesday was awarded a $21.5 million stimulus grant for projects on two downtown lift bridges. Milwaukee’s grant is part of $1.5 billion the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Wednesday through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic ...

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