Tag: transportation funding

From MIRS: Long-Awaited Transportation Package Squeaks Through Senate

From MIRS, 11/13/2014, http://www.mirsnews.com After months of indecision, the state Senate today pushed through a bill that would raise the gas tax to a new wholesale level of 15.5 percent by 2018 in the hopes of siphoning more than $1 billion in extra funding…

Temporary Federal Highway Trust Fund Fix In Place…For Now

In early August, Congress sent to President Obama a stopgap highway funding extension that will keep construction projects running into next year.  The 81-13 vote in the Senate came hours after the House voted 272-150 to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent, bringing a…

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