Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to boost spending on roads and bridges.Read More »
Wisconsin cities, towns and counties joined together Wednesday to encourage that everything, from a new personal property tax on vehicles to regional cooperatives that would share resources, should be considered to help pay for local roads' needs.Read More »
The same day that Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill putting an additional $43 million toward highway work, a department of transportation spokeswoman said state officials will make an announcement soon about a series of meetings this spring to discuss ways to pay for transportation in the state.Read More »
State officials are trying to ascertain how much money Wisconsin would lose for roads, bridges and similar structures if Congress fails to approve a new transportation bill by the time the current one expires next year.Read More »
By Lawrence Messina Associated Press Charleston, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood expressed confidence Monday that the promise of jobs will help ensure passage of a measure this year that would pay for the nation’s aging infrastructure, 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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