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Lawmakers oppose KRM commuter rail application

Two Wisconsin lawmakers are joining the fight to delay preliminary engineering work for the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail project. State Reps. Jeff Fitzgerald, R-Horicon, and Robin Vos, R-Racine, sent a letter to the Federal Transit Administration asking that it deny the ...

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Talgo project takes fire from Capitol

By Sean Ryan Attacks Tuesday against train maker Talgo Inc.’s state contract did not faze the company or Milwaukee’s plans to build a manufacturing plant in the city. The Spanish company has come under fire from Wisconsin Republicans, including gubernatorial ...

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Lawmaker joins push for I-39/90 expansion

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, is lining up with a coalition pushing for expansion of Interstate 39/90 between Madison and the Illinois border. But getting the project on the state’s construction calendar may require approval from ...

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State approves high-speed rail spending (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin will accept $810 million in federal stimulus money to build high-speed rail between Milwaukee and Madison despite the annual drain on a crippled transportation budget. The Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance on Tuesday voted 12-4 along ...

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