Bill to create transportation task force fails in committee
October 17, 2019
CHEYENNE – With the state facing millions of dollars worth of unmet needs for its roads and bridges, a bill to create a task force to explore ways to fund repair work failed by a narrow margin Friday in committee.
The bill would have created a 15-member group, comprised of legislators, stakeholders from transportation industries, and representatives from the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the governor’s office, to explore funding strategies used by other states and entities.
Ultimately, the bill failed in the Joint Transportation, Highway and Military Affairs Interim Committe...