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 »
By James Briggs With the state budget completed, lawmakers are returning to their districts after a busy and contentious legislative session. The Legislature particularly was active on construction issues. Among the bills passed during the first six months of 2011 ...
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By James Briggs State Department of Transportation officials told lawmakers Wednesday they must approve several large highway projects this year to maintain public safety and an efficient workflow. “We have needs all over the state. It’s not like we’re wanting ...Read More »
By James Briggs A seldom-used state panel will provide more oversight of major roadwork under Gov. Scott Walker‘s administration, the state’s top transportation official said Monday. Walker plans to convene the Transportation Projects Commission twice this year so it can ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane State Rep. Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington, will take over as the next Wisconsin Department of Transportation secretary when Gov.-elect Scott Walker takes office Monday. Gottlieb has experience — both politically and professional — in transportation policy, having ...Read More »
By James Briggs As Wisconsin‘s two major gubernatorial candidates take turns bashing outgoing Gov. Jim Doyle for his handling of the state’s transportation fund, Doyle is flashing the grin of someone who knows what awaits the eventual victor. Republican Scott ...Read More »
By James Briggs A Wisconsin commission whose purpose, at least in part, is to circumvent politics has green-lighted more than $1.3 billion in new road projects — but not without a little posturing. The Transportation Projects Commission, convened Tuesday by ...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gubernatorial candidates Tom Barrett and Scott Walker are both promising state transportation leaders that they will not raid a fund used to build and repair roads across Wisconsin. Walker and Barrett also spoke out Tuesday in ...Read More »
The Transportation Projects Commission will meet Oct. 19 for the first time in Gov. Jim Doyle’s tenure, according to a statement from State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan’s office. The 14-member TPC will review eight proposed highway projects in the state, ...Read More »