A campaign led by Tony Evers' pick to lead the Wisconsin Department of Transportation decries the state's road-funding system, and has spread to a third of all municipalities in Wisconsin.Read More »
Gov.-elect Tony Evers on Friday nominated Craig Thompson, the head of a group that has advocated for raising taxes to improve the condition of in state roads, to be the next secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.Read More »
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 ...Read More »
By Joe Lanane There is no certainty lawmakers will listen even if Wisconsin counties overwhelmingly approve advisory referendums to protect the state’s transportation budget from raids. So far, 51 counties are committed to running the referendum either during the primary ...Read More »
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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By Paul Snyder Campaigns for the state Legislature and the growing debate over transportation spending are likely to collide in the November elections. Many Wisconsin counties are lining up advisory referendums to ask voters if they support a constitutional amendment ...
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By Tom Fetters
State money for road construction and repairs is scarce enough even before lawmakers declare an emergency in another budget and provide a bailout by shifting transportation dollars.Read More »