A coalition of Wisconsin construction groups signaled the industry will continue to work amid an outbreak of COVID-19 that's shutting down much of the state's economy.Read More »
Interest groups spent $16.7 million lobbying the state Capitol during the second half of 2019, a big drop from the same period two years earlier, according to a WisPolitics.com check of filings.Read More »
A commission called on to study some of Wisconsin's largest road projects may meet this winter for the first time in five years, a step that could lead to the addition of new highway projects to the state's to-do list.
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Even as lawmakers inked a wide-ranging transportation plan and briefly considered prevailing wages and other divisive policies earlier this year, they found themselves being lobbied far less than in previous years by construction-industry groups.Read More »
New Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is preparing to deliver his first State of the State speech to the Republican-controlled Legislature.
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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.
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In the wake of President Donald Trump's call in his State of the Union address for spending $1.5 trillion on infrastructure, state officials will be off to the country's capital to press home their request for hundreds of millions of dollars to speed up road work connected to the Foxconn plant being built in southeast Wisconsin.
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If a national prediction holds true, a lawsuit between Brown Deer and 12 residents actually might save the village money on a $2.3 million streetscape project.Read More »
It's a long shot that bike path backers will recoup the $5 million for trail projects they lost in the state budget, said state Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison.Read More »
The biggest battle might be waiting at home for a Wisconsin road builders group leading the charge for Congressional approval of interstate highway tolls.
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