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Campaigns pledge to cut construction money

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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Land mines fill path to road revenue

By James Briggs As Wisconsin‘s two major gubernatorial candidates take turns bashing outgoing Gov. Jim Doyle for his handling of the state’s transportation fund, Doyle is flashing the grin of someone who knows what awaits the eventual victor. Republican Scott ...

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Wis. governor candidates support protecting roads

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gubernatorial candidates Tom Barrett and Scott Walker are both promising state transportation leaders that they will not raid a fund used to build and repair roads across Wisconsin. Walker and Barrett also spoke out Tuesday in ...

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Transportation segregation referendum approved in Racine County

Racine County voters overwhelmingly approved an advisory referendum Tuesday that supports segregating the state’s transportation budget. The measure seeks to prohibit the transfer of transportation money to the state’s general budget. Since 2003, more than $1.3 billion has been removed ...

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Industry warns against toll road rejection

By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter Supporting toll roads in the state could mean doom to an office seeker’s campaign. But advocates for tolls and other revenue sources say avoiding tolls altogether could mean worse for the roads ...

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