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GOP candidates take on transportation spending (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin’s Republican gubernatorial candidates are blasting Gov. Jim Doyle and the state Legislature for failing to fix the state’s transportation spending problems. Both candidates — Mark Neumann and Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker — also share the ...

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Uncertainty drives debate over shore land exemptions

By Paul Snyder Uncertainty is driving both sides of a debate over giving towns exemptions from state shore land rules. Opponents of a bill that would give the exemptions say more than 200 communities could be affected by the change. ...

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Lawmakers try to lock down road budget (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Lawmakers are deadlocked over whether the state’s road construction budget should be protected from raids. “I do want to handcuff the Legislature,” said state Rep. Mark Gottlieb, R-Port Washington. “Until we can assure voters that user fees ...

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