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Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin

Aug 8, 2019

Contested Evers Cabinet pick Thompson clears first hurdle

A Wisconsin Senate committee gave one of Gov. Tony Evers' most debated Cabinet picks unanimous bipartisan approval on Thursday, setting up a larger battle in the fall.

Aug 5, 2019

LOBBY TALLY: Industry spends less trying to influence lawmakers during latest budget session

Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.

Dec 27, 2018

YEAR IN REVIEW: Foxconn, election, building boom make 2018 one for the history books

Perhaps more so than any other year in recent memory, 2018 was momentous for the construction industry in Wisconsin.

Sep 6, 2018

GETTING HIS ‘EDGE’: Fraley’s career takes unexpected detour into politics

Brian Fraley’s career in political communications grew from a simple necessity: He needed money.

Aug 3, 2018

US Senate spending plan includes $62 million for Wis. infrastructure

A bipartisan spending bill passed by the U.S. Senate this week would put $62 million toward Wisconsin road, rail and bridge projects.

Jan 31, 2018

Wis. officials to lobby for $246 million grant to speed up I-94 road work

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.

Oct 5, 2016

Road builders just one component of new transportation lobbying group’s membership

In setting up a new lobbying group to encourage lawmakers to adopt a long-term means of paying for transportation projects, organizers made it a point to note they were drawing support from the manufacturing, agriculture and tourism industries.

Sep 15, 2016

Roads budget gets pushback from transportation advocates, unions

A representative of the transportation industry is asking why bother even spending money on preliminary work for an expansion of a east-west running of section of Interstate 94 if it's not clear the state will have money for the project anytime soon.

Aug 16, 2016

Locals look to wheel tax to bolster transportation budgets

If you want more money for roads projects, sometimes you just have to collect it yourself.

May 25, 2016

Local lawmakers to state: More money needed to ‘Just Fix It’

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.

May 12, 2016

Campaign to tell lawmakers: Just Fix It

With a relatively new campaign, industry officials are hoping that business owners and local officeholders will be able to succeed at what roadbuilders and state officials have tried to do for years: Persuade lawmakers to raise additional money for transportation projects.

Oct 6, 2015

Walker working with lawmakers on road money

As a report warned Tuesday that delaying various long-planned highway expansions will cost Wisconsin thousands of construction jobs in the short term and millions in taxpayer money, Gov. Scott Walker announced he is working with lawmakers to have more money approved for specific projects.


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