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States to Watch in 2020

State lawmakers face many transportation investment challenges during their 2020 legislative sessions, including the distraction of their own reelection campaigns. Four states do not have regular sessions in 2020, and six others meet for less than two months. Several states that began transportation investment campaigns [...]

December 11, 2019|

Jan. 24: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

In North Dakota local governments, farmers, and highway construction companies pressed for a 7-cent increase to fund road projects. Senate Finance and Taxation Committee chairman, Sen. Dwight Cook (R- 34) said the raise on the state’s current 23-cent-per-gallon gas tax might be too high, and [...]

January 24, 2019|

July 13: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

A Nov. 6 California ballot measure will decide whether to mandate a state referendum for any gas tax increases, retroactive to January 2017. The immediate impact would be the repeal of Senate Bill (SB) 1, which raises an estimated $5.2 billion annually for transportation infrastructure [...]

July 13, 2018|

June 22: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) announced on June 21 $18.1 million in funding for state transportation infrastructure projects through the Georgia Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB), a program that provides grants and loans to highly competitive transportation projects that have enhanced mobility in local communities throughout [...]

June 21, 2018|

June 1: State Transportation Funding News Roundup

Dozens of Georgia transportation projects do not have sufficient funding to move forward, according to a May 31 report by The Road Improvement Program (TRIP). Read More>> The Oklahoma legislature’s diversion of transportation revenue to balance the general fund has caused one county to delay [...]

June 1, 2018|

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