Home Must Reads Proposed Washington budget doesn't include CRC funding

Proposed Washington budget doesn't include CRC funding

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, April 04, 2013

A proposed $8.7 billion Washington state transportation budget doesn't include funding for the state's portion of the Columbia River Crossing.

But the $3.4 billion megaproject to replace the Interstate 5 parallel bridges, rebuild interchanges and extend light rail to Clark College was not the only neglected project. The Senate’s transportation plan did not propose new or increased taxes or fees, and therefore included no funding for new projects.

The co-chairwoman of the Transportation Committee, Sen. Tracey Eide, D-Federal Way, said the "bare-bones" budget proposal focuses on maintenance and operations of current roads and projects.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}columbia river crossing{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

A Taste of Heaven

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY

Craft beer comes to Mount Angel.


Read more...

Startup or Grow Up?

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JON BELL

Startup culture is all the rage. Is there a downside?


Read more...

Launch

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

September's Launch article features Orchid Health, BuddyUp and Inter-Europe Consulting.


Read more...

Report Card

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Strong public schools shore up the economy, survey respondents say. But local schools demonstrate lackluster performance.


Read more...

Shipping News

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

In 2012 The Dalles, a city of some 14,400 located 75 miles east of Portland and often seen as the poor cousin to adjacent Hood River, completed a massive project to revitalize its dock.


Read more...

Fast Food Slows Down

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

The ubiquitous fast-food restaurant may be on the decline.


Read more...

College Conundrum

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS