Gov. Walker is threatening to take the unprecedented step of vetoing the entire Wisconsin state budget if it raises property taxes on homeowners. Making the threat once Thursday and again Monday via a series of tweets, Walker says Republicans who ran on a promise of lowering taxes ‘need to keep that pledge’. > Wisconsin Public Radio
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Gov. Walker, in another sign of escalating tension with fellow Republicans, vowed via Twitter Monday to take the unprecedented step of vetoing the entire $76 billion state budget if it raises property taxes on homeowners. > Wisconsin State Journal
Hosted by state Reps. Don Vruwink (D-Milton) and Deb Kolste (D-Janesville) in Newville Friday, a listening session on roads funding attracted speakers from transportation-related agencies, local municipal officials and interested residents. 23 more words
Oregon's Proposed $8.2 Billion Transportation Package Includes Some Shaky Assumptions About Traffic Jams
The state’s population and economy expanded dramatically even as Oregonians drove fewer miles.
This week, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Transportation Preservation and Modernization r… 45 more words
A meeting Wednesday exposed divides – many of them along urban and rural lines – among Oregon lawmakers crafting a transportation package.
Some Republicans balked at a proposed statewide tax on workers to fund public transit improvements, while a Democrat dismissed the gas tax as an outdated method of raising infrastructure revenue. 17 more words