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California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway funding, won’t mean cheaper pump prices

California’s gas tax cut will reduce highway...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 26, 2015

The California State Board of Equalization voted to reduce the state's gasoline tax to 30 cents per gallon from 36 cents, ...

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting long-term transportation bill, Highway Trust Fund

TCC applauds bipartisan congressional letter supporting...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 25, 2015

Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) leadership called a recent bipartisan letter from nearly 300 House of Representatives members calling for action on funding transportation ...

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill heads back to Congress

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline construction; bill...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2015

Citing a contempt for the national interest on the part of Congress, President Barack Obama vetoed a bill that would ...

Idaho bill proposes increases to vehicle registration fees and fuel taxes to fund transportation efforts

Idaho bill proposes increases to vehicle registration...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 23, 2015

Members of the Idaho House Transportation and Defense Committee have but forth a bill to provide nearly $200 million in transportation ...

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to deficient roads TRIP report finds

Georgia drivers pay extra $8 billion annually due to...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

Deficient roads in Georgia costs the state’s motorists nearly $8 billion in additional vehicle operating costs and expenses related to safety ...

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra $2 billion each year

Deficient roads and bridges cost Iowa drivers an extra...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 19, 2015

  Twenty-seven percent of Iowa’s major urban roads and highways are in poor condition, and 21 percent of the state’s bridges are ...

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under governor’s proposal

Wisconsin road building debt to increase under...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

Gov. Scott Walker’s current $1.3 billion road construction borrowing proposal would up state borrowing for road projects to a point that ...

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road construction funding

North Carolina bill proposes gas tax increase for road...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 18, 2015

North Carolina Senate bill S20, passed February 12, would increase the minimum motor fuel excise tax by 67 percent, while raising the ...

The 3 things needed right now to repair our nation’s bridges, according to 12 DOTs

The 3 things needed right now to repair our...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 17, 2015

The nation’s infrastructure system can be likened to an economic circulatory system – giving us freedom, opportunity and mobility—and this ...

DOT Chief Foxx touring 5 states to promote $478 billion Grow America Act

DOT Chief Foxx touring 5 states to promote $478 billion...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will wind his way through Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia on a four-day bus ...

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax while another wants to halt all road construction for 5 years

Bill introduced to SC House seeks to increase gas tax...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 13, 2015

Members of the South Carolina House of Representatives have filed two bills with very different agendas. If either were to ...

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than Iraq War

Sanders says his $1 trillion infrastructure bill would...

Posted by Chris Hill on Feb 11, 2015

Sen. Bernie Sanders says his 5-year $1 trillion infrastructure bill would cost less than the estimated cost of the “Bush/Cheney ...

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