Gov. Tony Evers has signed a bill that defines autocycles in state law and establishes registration fees for the vehicles.Read More »
Ever since serving on the Transportation Research Board special committee on the long-term viability of fuel taxes in 2005, I have been persuaded that per-gallon fuel taxes are not a sustainable source of funding for 21st-century roadways. A subsequent national commission in 2008 (on which my Reason colleague Adrian Moore served) concluded that charging per mile rather than per gallon of fuel would be the best replacement funding source. But can that difficult transition be made?
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Republicans in the state Assembly approved increasing spending on town roads and other last-minute changes to the state budget on Tuesday to appease skeptical conservatives, saying their proposals are fiscally responsible and should be signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers.Read More »
A Republican Wisconsin state senator says he will vote against the state budget proposal written by his fellow Republicans, leaving the GOP with only one vote to spare in the Senate.Read More »
Wisconsin Republicans scrapped Gov. Tony Evers’ transportation budget Thursday and replaced it with a plan that would pay for road work using a combination of title- and registration-fee increases, an infusion of general tax dollars and new borrowing. The proposal also would allow the design-build delivery system to be tested out and make various other far-reaching changes to transportation policy.Read More »
A Marquette University Law School poll released on Wednesday shows Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic opponent, Tony Evers, remain locked in a dead heat with 47 percent support each just six days before the election.Read More »