Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Missouri Might Gain an East-West Interstate Highway

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers approved $2.5 million to study the conversion of U.S. Route 36 into Interstate 72 between Hannibal in the east and St. Joseph in the west.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 25, 2023
Government, TCA

Missouri Transportation Officials Seek Approval for Raises

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Transportation is requesting a $70 million infusion of cash to boost the pay of its workforce and hire more employees.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 15, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel, TCA

Missouri Lawmakers May Ask Voters to Raise Gas Tax in 2021

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two years after Missouri voters decisively rejected a proposal to raise Missouri’s gasoline tax, the leader of the Senate wants a do-over.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 7, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, TCA

Missouri Taps Into Checkbook for Road Projects

JEFFERSON CITY — An additional lane on Interstate 70 in O’Fallon, Mo., and a new roadway for a long-sought riverside development in St. Charles are on tap as part of an outlay of state and local transportation dollars announced Dec. 16.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 17, 2019
Government, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

Fuel Tax Hike Could Pump Up Construction in Missouri

Missouri voters will choose whether to raise the nation’s fourth-lowest gasoline tax when they go to the polls in November.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 30, 2018

Truckers, Other Groups Back Gas-Tax Hike in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A lengthy list of heavyweight lobbying groups urged members of the Missouri House April 26 to put a question on the November ballot asking if voters support a hike in the state gasoline tax.

Kurt Erickson | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 27, 2016