By ?JOAN LOWY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Who would have thought that something so humble as a street sign could ignite such passion? The Obama administration sought to distance itself Tuesday from an obscure transportation regulation that requires local ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane Three Republican congressmen from Wisconsin say the state should be allowed to return the $810 million in stimulus money designated for high-speed rail to the federal government to help reduce the nation‘s deficit. U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner ...Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner has won re-election to another two-year term in Congress. The conservative Republican represents the 5th Congressional District, which covers much of the Milwaukee suburbs. Sensenbrenner defeated Democrat Todd Kolosso, a 39-year-old owner of ...Read More »
By James Briggs In his zeal to stop a proposed high-speed rail line between Madison and Milwaukee, Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker made a pitch to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Walker asked for public hearings on an area ...
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By Paul Snyder Madison’s only Central Park development plan hinges on the state letting the city open a pedestrian crossing over the railroad at Few Street. At the same time, Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co., which operates the railroad, is ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan The Waukesha Water Utility has to spend millions drawing fresh water from a new source. Whether ratepayers bear the brunt of that cost depends, at least partially, on how successful the utility is drawing federal grant money ...Read More »