Tag: Transportation Budget

28
Jan

Transportation Revenue Proposal

The transportation world is abuzz with the potential for a new transportation revenue package. Senator Steve Hobbs (D-Lake Stevens) unveiled his proposal which includes: $15 flat rate carbon fee; $ 0.6 cent gas tax increase; Statewide transportation impact fee ($2.50/square foot for commercial buildings; $1/square foot for residential and manufacturing); Passenger vehicle weight fees; Sales tax increase on auto part

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18
Jan

Culverts, budgets, “green” transportation packages, oh my …

The first week of the 2019 legislative session brought with it many legislative committee work sessions and several bill hearings. The Senate and House Transportation Committees spent much of the week hearing from state agencies and staff on the state of transportation. Presenters included WSDOT Secretary Roger Millar, WA Transportation Commission Director Reema Griffen, Office of Financial Management transportation budget

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12
Feb

Transportation and Public Works Legislative Update – Week 6

House and Senate fiscal bills that didn’t pass out of their respective Appropriations and Ways & Means Committees were added to the pile of dead bills for the session. A caveat to this is that a bill that is deemed necessary to implement the budget can be resurrected or inserted into an omnibus bill later in the session. Unfortunately, SHB

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