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Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

Firefighters plea for better roads and bridges

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 29, 2014

The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters are pleading with state officials to focus on the safety of state's transportation ...

Firearms to be used for road construction

Firearms to be used for road construction

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 19, 2014

Thousands of handguns, rifles and other weapons have been destroyed to eventually be used in construction of roads and bridges. ...

POLL: Majority of Americans would rather pay tolls than taxes

POLL: Majority of Americans would rather pay tolls than...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 18, 2014

73 percent of Americans agree that transportation spending is inefficient and most would rather pay for highway repairs with tolls ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Congress passes Highway Trust Fund patch; Obama signs

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 12, 2014

Just hours after the House turned down the Senate's highway funding bill, Congress has passed a $10.8 billion bill to ...

Missouri voters speak: Sales tax not the place for raising highway monies

Missouri voters speak: Sales tax not the place for...

Posted by Todd Dills on Aug 11, 2014

Missouri voters in Tuesday’s (8/5) primary elections, as I wrote last week, were presented with a ballot measure that would have ...

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring short-term gain, long-term disaster for the road building industry

Toll roads, P3s and creative financing will bring...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 08, 2014

For the last half-century gas and diesel taxes collected at the pump have been the primary source of funding for ...

Senate passes highway bill, vote sent back to house

Senate passes highway bill, vote sent back to house

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 30, 2014

The Senate has voted to pass a bill that would keep money flowing into the Highway Trust Fund for at ...

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway construction funding nears insolvency

House passes $10.8 billion quick fix as highway...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 16, 2014

The House on Tuesday passed a nearly $11 billion quick fix that would stave off the looming insolvency of the ...

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

10 States in dire need of Highway Trust Fund

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jul 11, 2014

The end of the federal Highway Trust Fund appeared imminent until recently and transportation officials from throughout the United States ...

House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for highway funding meets disapproval of Senators, AEM

House panel’s proposed $10.5 billion stopgap for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2014

The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara ...

House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for transportation; Sens. Boxer, Carper oppose plan

House panel proposes $10.5 billion stopgap for...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 09, 2014

The House Ways and Means Committee has proposed a stopgap to fund transportation projects for eight months, but Sens. Barbara ...

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