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

Fly Zone

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

The black soldier fly’s larvae are among the most ravenous and least picky eaters on earth.


Read more...

Revenge Forestry

November/December 2014
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
BY JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

A flare-up in the Elliott Forest raises questions about détente in Oregon’s timber wars.


Read more...

Downtime

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

I'm not very interesting,” says a modest Ray Di Carlo, CEO and executive producer of Bent Image Labs, an animation and visual effects studio.


Read more...

Shifting Ground

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY JOE ROJAS-BURKE

Bans on genetically modified crops create uncertainty for farmers.


Read more...

Woman of Steel

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Tamara Lundgren tackles the challenges—without getting trampled.


Read more...

Gone Girl

News
Monday, September 29, 2014
roundup-logo-thumb-14BY LINDA BAKER | OB EDITOR

Wehby disappears, Kitzhaber fails to disclose and Seattle gets bike share before Portland.


Read more...

Gone Fishing

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LORI TOBIAS

Business has been good to Laura Anderson, leading some to suggest she must be awfully lucky to find such success in a business notorious for failure. But luck’s had little to do with it.


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