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View from around the state: More borrowing for roads isn’t the answer

Gov. Scott Walker wants lawmakers to authorize the state to borrow $150 million this year because — surprise, surprise — there's not enough money to pay for all the road projects and maintenance needed in Wisconsin. So borrowing is OK but it's not OK to raise more money from taxpayers or find more sustainable revenue sources for transportation. And this is fiscally responsible how?

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‘Move that sign!’

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Impatient drivers appear to be causing problems where a new four-lane bridge is being built over the Saint Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, warning signs and barricades have been moved, where workers are preparing for two roads that align to the bridge crossing: http://bit.ly/1haVStp

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