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Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas tax increase

Nebraska legislature overrides governor’s veto of gas...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

Almost immediately after the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill to raise the state’s gas tax, it appeared the newly-approved road ...

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats up as deadline nears

Work on short-term transportation funding patches heats...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 18, 2015

Efforts to create at least a short-term patch for transportation funding are in the works this week, with one bill, ...

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway improvement plan

Illinois releases 6-year, $8.4 billion highway...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 18, 2015

The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to spend $8.4 billion on roads in the next six years, but it’s not ...

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening America’s Bridges Fund

Ayotte forwards tax reform bill to create Strengthening...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 15, 2015

Amidst the seemingly flurry of bills being introduced ahead of the looming May 31 end to the revenue stream for ...

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not until current funding has expired

Senate to begin work on long-term highway bill, but not...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Senate will hold a hearing on a new long-term transportation bill, but it’s not going to be on the ...

Lack of federal highway funding solution puts 131 Arkansas projects in jeopardy

Lack of federal highway funding solution puts 131...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

More than 100 Arkansas road and bridge construction projects could be in jeopardy if Congress doesn’t extend federal transportation funding. The Arkansas ...

Iowa DOT plans $3.2 billion in highway projects through FY 2020

Iowa DOT plans $3.2 billion in highway projects through...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 14, 2015

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) proposes $3.2 billion in highway right of way and construction projects in its draft ...

Build USA Act would create American Infrastructure Bank for transportation funding

Build USA Act would create American Infrastructure Bank...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Nebraska) has introduced the Build USA Act, a bill aimed at creating an American Infrastructure Bank (AIB) ...

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a fix for highway funding

Foxx: USDOT will need its own LeBron James to secure a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

America may have cast aside monarchy long ago, but maybe only a king would be able to take on transportation ...

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year to maintain roads

California DOT: State needs $5.7 billion more each year...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 13, 2015

California’s budget falls short on road funding to the tune of about $5.7 billion each year, according to the state’s ...

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases has little impact on state legislator re-election

Report finds voting for, or against, gas tax increases...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 13, 2015

An analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) shows members of neither the Republican or Democratic parties ...

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week funding push

Obama administration kicks off Infrastructure Week...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 12, 2015

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill scramble to extend transportation funding before the end of the month, a week of events ...

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