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Budget proposal would broaden WisDOT’s powers to borrow for rehab projects

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With a budget request that's likely to change greatly under the newly elected governor, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has proposed broadening its borrowing powers as a way pay for road rehabilitation work while avoiding any need to raise the state's gas tax or vehicle-related fees.

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What to Watch: Walker’s battle tops busy ballot

Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his Democratic challenger Tony Evers in the general election in November. Walker and Evers are using proposals for the next state budget to score political points in their hotly contested race for governor. (Wisconsin State Journal via AP, File)

Gov. Scott Walker faces the toughest battle of his political career. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is trying to fend off a no-holds-barred Republican challenger. And Democrats are trying to seize the congressional seat now held by House Speaker Paul Ryan, which has been under Republican control for 23 years, as well as reclaim the majority in the state Senate and retake the attorney general's office after more than a decade of GOP control.

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5 things to watch in first Walker-Evers gubernatorial debate

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Gov. Scott Walker, seeking to become only the second governor in Wisconsin history elected to a third term, and the Democrat Tony Evers, the state superintendent, meet on Friday night for the first of two debates. Walker and Evers are locked in a tight battle for governor with the election just over two weeks away.

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