Gas tax repeal seeks signatures to make November 2018 ballot

KSBY » Two signature drives started Tuesday, in an effort to repeal Senate Bill 1, which increased the gas tax to repair roads and bridges.

2022-04-22T10:33:20-08:00November 28th, 2017|California, Fuel Tax, Legislation|

Editorial: Yes on Question 3: Bond needed to fund transportation maintenance, improvements

Bangor Daily News » The Maine Department of Transportation expects to use $80 million from the proposed $105 million bond to repair and rehabilitate highways and bridges.

2017-10-25T16:01:15-08:00October 24th, 2017|Highways, Legislation, Maine, Opinion|

California should mandate competitive bidding for government contracts

San Francisco Examiner » AB 1250  would require that counties make sure that they are saving the taxpayers money before they hire private outfits to provide public services. Lawmakers should pass it for a number of reasons.

2017-08-15T07:23:57-08:00August 13th, 2017|California, Legislation, Privatization|

Wisconsin Republicans propose sweeping changes to Department of Transportation

The Capital Times » Under the bill, the DOT would be allowed to use alternative project delivery methods, specifically “Design-Build” or “Construction Manager-General Contractor” on highway projects. The only method currently allowed is design-bid-build, which critics say is not always the cheapest or most effective method to complete highway projects.

2017-08-09T11:10:27-08:00July 13th, 2017|Legislation, Wisconsin|
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