The highways America needs can’t be built in five months. Major projects may take years of planning and multiple years for construction.
Montana won't likely have to hit the brakes on its summer road construction after a last-minute federal budget patch passed Tuesday in the U.S. House.
WASHINGTON — It's time for a primer on the Highway Trust Fund, which looms as the next battle in Congress' unending budget wars.
America’s transportation program is running on empty.
Money from last summer’s 10-cents-per-gallon fuel tax hike does more than fund the state’s highways.
State transportation officials plan to use revenue from the new fuel tax hike to begin 52 highway projects over the next three years — but only one in Casper.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to get to work on 19 additional highway projects over the next year now that lawmakers have approved a 10-cent-per-gallon increase in the state fuel tax.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill into law that will hike the state's fuel tax by a dime a gallon.
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, seated, listens to Sen. Michael Von Flatern, R-Gillette, second from the right, explain the state's need for higher fuel taxes on Fri., Feb. 15, 2013, at the State Capitol in Cheyenne. Mead later signed a bill into law to raise the state fuel tax 10 cents a gallon. St…
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, seated, explains the state's need for higher fuel taxes on Fri., Feb. 15, 2013, at the State Capitol in Cheyenne, Wyo. Mead later signed a bill into law to raise the state fuel tax 10 cents a gallon. Standing behind Mead, from left to right, are George Parks of the Wy…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to raise state fuel taxes by a dime a gallon cleared its final vote in the state Senate on Thursday. It now heads to Gov. Matt Mead, who has said he favors a tax hike.
CHEYENNE -- The Senate gave tentative approval Tuesday to a bill to raise the state fuel tax by ten cents per gallon to provide a permanent source of revenue for the Wyoming Department of Transportation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to lessen the financial impact of a state fuel tax hike failed on the Senate floor Monday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming House voted 35-24 in favor of a 10-cent increase in the state fuel tax Friday after beating back efforts to phase in the hike and to kill it altogether.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State lawmakers took a wait-and-see approach to a pair of highway funding bills in the days before Friday's third and final vote in the House on a contentious fuel-tax hike.
CHEYENNE — A proposal to raise Wyoming fuel taxes by a dime a gallon has cleared a second vote in the state House of Representatives.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to increase the state fuel taxes by a dime narrowly passed its first test Wednesday on the floor of the Wyoming House.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Proclaiming that Wyoming needs to find a long-term, predictable source of highway funding, a legislative committee Monday advanced a bill that would raise fuel taxes.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Legislature's Joint Revenue Committee has endorsed increasing Wyoming's fuel tax by 10 cents a gallon and raising motor vehicle registration fees by $10.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state should look at diverting some savings to pay for big-ticket spending items coming before the Legislature early next year, Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday.