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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Local officials turn to ‘transportation utility’ charges for roads; court challenges stand in their way

Transportation-utility fees are being adopted to pay for road repairs

With inflation only making the perennial problem of paying for road projects worse, local governments in Wisconsin are turning to a new means of raising revenue.

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Bills to put $20M in COVID aid into apprenticeships, revive tax breaks

Lawmakers are moving forward with bills that would direct $20 million in federal aid toward apprenticeship programs and provide a tax break for apprenticeships — a proposal similar to one previously vetoed by Gov. Tony Evers.

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Union groups come out in favor of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline

As Enbridge Energy started construction this week on one pipeline in Minnesota, it was receiving support from a coalition of union trades groups for its plans to rebuild part of its Line 5 natural gas line in northern Wisconsin.

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