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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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Roadwork rolls through state commission (UPDATE)

By James Briggs A Wisconsin commission whose purpose, at least in part, is to circumvent politics has green-lighted more than $1.3 billion in new road projects — but not without a little posturing. The Transportation Projects Commission, convened Tuesday by ...

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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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Transit panel to meet for first time since ’02

The Transportation Projects Commission will meet Oct. 19 for the first time in Gov. Jim Doyle’s tenure, according to a statement from State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan’s office. The 14-member TPC will review eight proposed highway projects in the state, ...

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State’s major road projects, including I-39/90 expansion, back in play (UPDATE)

By Joe Lanane The resurrection of the state’s Transportation Projects Commission is reviving the debate between those who want money for road maintenance and the backers of new construction. State Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, who will help select TPC ...

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