With a budget request that's likely to change greatly under the newly elected governor, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has proposed broadening its borrowing powers as a way pay for road rehabilitation work while avoiding any need to raise the state's gas tax or vehicle-related fees.Read More »
With millions in federal road money missing from local coffers, a group of municipalities in Southeast Wisconsin took the unusual step on Friday of planning to pay for a list of projects with cash from future years.Read More »
With seven weeks to go in a competitive governor’s race, it’s unlikely voters will get a glimpse of a plan to repair Wisconsin’s much-maligned roadways before election day. A Wisconsin Department of Transportation budget request released on Monday shows details of WisDOT’s internal ...
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A recent Wisconsin Department of Transportation report shows that spending on transportation projects has decreased under Gov. Scott Walker even as debt has ballooned.
Tagged with: Craig Thompson Dan Fedderly Legislative Fiscal Bureau roads Tony Evers Wisconsin County Highway Association Wisconsin Department of Transportation Wisconsin Transportation Builders AssociationRead More »
With lawmakers' decision to start from scratch with the state’s transportation budget, some officials are looking at alternative ways to make the most of the state's current resources — including changing the way local governments receive money for road maintenance.Read More »