JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi legislative leader said Monday that conservatives should back his plan to finance direly needed road and bridge work, arguing that a shift from income to fuel taxes will aid the state.
Sometimes it’s so difficult for truck drivers to get seen by a doctor they get in the habit of ignoring their health problems altogether, half hoping their hectic lifestyle doesn’t catch up with them.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Transportation officials in Rhode Island say the state won't begin its new truck tolls until at least the end of May, a delay that's expected to cost the state an estimated $20 million in lost revenue.
HOUSTON — The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come.
As so often happens, oil prices were falling Monday as diesel prices were surging — the national average running up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week — the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.