May 18, 2017 – WMC Transportation Committee Meeting

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53703

9 a.m.

counsel report
staff report


9 a.m.  Call to Order

               Introductions – Jason Culotta, Senior Director of Government Relations

·         Transportation Developments in the 2017-19 State Budget

o   Assembly GOP plan and reaction

o   Truck Idling Grants

·         Truck Weights Legislation

o   Natural Gas Vehicles – AB 272/SB 198

o   Milwaukee High/Wide Route – AB 261/SB 186

o   State 90,000 Pound Limit

·         Great Lakes Basin Rail Project Status

·         Wisconsin Central Group Update

o   Northwoods developments

o   Northern MN rail competition effort

·         Counsel’s Report – John Duncan Varda, DeWitt Ross & Stevens

·         WMC Staff Report

·         Adjourn