By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – When the co-chair of the Legislature’s powerful Committee on Joint Finance says it might be best if you stepped down, you know you and your agency are in for a long, hard day.
“I can’t believe Kevin Reilly is still there,” Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills said of the [...]
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Virginia’s love affair with public-private partnerships could be in peril.
A circuit court judge from Portsmouth ruled earlier this month that collecting tolls on an existing tunnel to pay for another tunnel is tantamount to raising taxes — and the un-elected Virginia Department of Transportation can’t do that under the Constitution of Virginia.Read More →
In 1997 a postage stamp cost 32 cents, a dozen eggs about $1.17, and a gallon of gas about $1.32.
It was also the most recent time Pennsylvania lawmakers touched the state gas tax to raise more money for roads and bridges, said Senate Transportation Minority Chair John Wozniak, D-Cambria.Read More →
By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Wednesday’s meeting of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s board of directors focused in part on transitioning from the conclusion of Phase I of the $5.5 billion Dulles Metrorail Project and starting Phase II, an 11-mile stretch of rail to Washington-Dulles International Airport.
But while bid proposals for construction [...]