Defying expectations, Congress has reached the homestretch on a major overhaul of federal transportation programs that is critical if the nation is to avoid steep cutbacks in highway and transit aid.Read More »
By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter Supporting toll roads in the state could mean doom to an office seeker’s campaign. But advocates for tolls and other revenue sources say avoiding tolls altogether could mean worse for the roads ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The head of the group representing Wisconsin’s road builders says he’s disappointed the three major candidates for governor all say they oppose toll roads. Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association executive director Pat Goss said Thursday that despite ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Campaigns for the state Legislature and the growing debate over transportation spending are likely to collide in the November elections. Many Wisconsin counties are lining up advisory referendums to ask voters if they support a constitutional amendment ...
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By Paul Snyder The Joint Committee on Finance on Thursday will hold an informational hearing on the effects of the federal stimulus package on Wisconsin’s construction industry. Pat Goss, executive director of the Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association, and Bob Barker, ...Read More »