Sec. Gottlieb Talks Transportation with Wheeler Report

The Wheeler Report recently sat down with Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb to discuss service, safety, and better roads. What are the biggest accomplishments of your agency in the past few years?We were able to open up over 30 new DMV centers, so now we have DMVs open at least 20 hours a week […]

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Transportation Funding Amendment on Fast Track

One of the bills moving quickly this legislative session is a proposal that would take steps toward amending the state constitution to prevent transportation funds from being used for non-transportation related projects. Since 2003, more than $1.3 billion has been redirected from the transportation fund and spent on unrelated programs. SJR4 proposes a constitutional amendment […]

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Transportation Commission Releases Final Report

The Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission today gave unanimous approval to its final report on the needs of Wisconsin’s transportation system over the next decade, including a set of recommendations for how those needs can be funded. The Commission report titled, Keep Wisconsin Moving – Smart Investments, Measurable Results, calls for additional annual investments […]

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Agency Budget Request Highlights

Agency budget requests for the 2013-15 biennial budget bill have been submitted to the Department of Administration (DOA) for review. Requests approved by the Governor will be included in his budget bill, which is expected to be introduced in January 2013. While the bulk of the agency requests submitted to date generally relate to standard […]

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