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LGI Releases Report: Filling the Potholes: A New Look at Funding Local Transportation in Wisconsin
- Posted on December 10, 2014
The Local Government Institute, which includes the Wisconsin Counties Association, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the Wisconsin Towns Association commissioned and released a Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance report entitled Filling the Potholes: A New Look at Funding Local Transportation in Wisconsin on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
The study was intended to look at the issues impacting the funding of local transportation budgets and develop recommendations for fixing the problem.
“One of our top responsibilities as local governments is to ensure a safe and effective transportation network,” said Wisconsin Counties Association (WCA) Executive Director Mark D. O'Connell. “Our transportation infrastructure impacts nearly every aspect of the lives of our citizens, from economic development to jobs to safe travels with our families. As local governments, we are caught between declining state and federal transportation funding and ever increasing transportation needs."
The Local Government Institute commissioned a three-minute whiteboard video to accompany the report released that explains the issue and describes solutions. See the video here: http://bit.ly/LGIPotholevideo.
View the full LGI report, "Filling Potholes: A New Look at Funding Local Transportation in Wisconsin, here.