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Budget bill puts transit money at risk

By James Briggs For the second time since Gov. Scott Walker was elected in November, Democratic lawmakers say he is gambling with federal transportation money. The first time was when Walker turned away more than $800 million that would have ...

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Mayors mouth off: Milwaukee, Madison leaders feel disconnect with governor elect (VIDEO)

By James Briggs The mayors of Wisconsin’s two most populous cities are off to a quiet, yet turbulent start with the state’s governor-elect. Three weeks before inauguration, Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker is advancing an agenda at odds with the interests ...

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Feds may not help pay for Intermodal train station upgrades

By Marie Rohde Federal money to upgrade Milwaukee’s downtown Intermodal Station may be unavailable even though some improvements are needed to comply with federal and state laws requiring access for people with disabilities. C.D. Smith Construction Inc., Fond du Lac, ...

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Madison ignores threats to high-speed rail project

By James Briggs When it comes to Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker’s persistent declarations that, if elected, he would halt Wisconsin’s high-speed rail project, Madison is like the forest where the tree fell. There might be people around to hear ...

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