A two-year federal transportation bill passed by Congress on Friday spares Wisconsin both a feared $60 million cut and the uncertainty of another short-term extension.Read More »
Wisconsin would lose more than $60 million a year in federal transportation money under a bill moving through the U.S. House of Representatives.Read More »
The biggest battle might be waiting at home for a Wisconsin road builders group leading the charge for Congressional approval of interstate highway tolls.
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The state’s major highway construction oversight panel will consider six projects for environmental review on Wednesday, according to a memo sent by Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb to Gov. Scott Walker.Read More »
Federal lawmakers paved a six-month detour for road builders Thursday, but it’s the cliff dive in one year that has builders most concerned.Read More »
By Adam Wise Jim Hoffman is saving his money, extending his credit limits and bracing for potential layoffs to keep his road-building company afloat should the federal government fail to resolve its debt limit impasse. “What I’m doing is basically ...
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By Joe Lanane National transportation builders might have to wait another 17 years before seeing the federal gas tax increase. A federal deficit panel rejected a plan Friday that would have increased the federal gas tax for the first time ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane The merry-go-round of congressional extensions for the federal transportation spending law is working just fine for Wisconsin, which is drawing nearly $100 million annually based on a policy that no longer exists. The federal law was last ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Three Republican congressmen from Wisconsin say the state should be allowed to return the $810 million in stimulus money designated for high-speed rail to the federal government to help reduce the nation‘s deficit. U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner ...Read More »