budget

Drivers react to gas tax increase proposal

WisDOT proposal would raise taxes, fees $751M over 2 years

A budget proposal from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation would raise taxes and fees on drivers $751 million over two years.

$10M targeted to clean county lakes, streams

Funding will go to strategies focused on cleaning Yahara chain of lakes

Dane County's 2015 budget will represent a big financial commitment to clean lakes and streams in the area. It is also a budget that reflects a growing cooperative effort among government leaders, environmental groups and farmers to solve the problem.

New coalition pushes for transportation spending

State's budget faces a $680M shortfall over next 2 years

A new coalition including road builders, economic development leaders, local government officials and others is meeting with candidates for office to make sure they understand Wisconsin's transportation funding problems.

More 911 dispatchers included in county budget

6 positions to be added by next summer

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is proposing the Public Safety Communications Center add six new 911 dispatchers next year to address high summer call volumes.