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Budget proposal would broaden WisDOT’s powers to borrow for rehab projects

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With a budget request that's likely to change greatly under the newly elected governor, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has proposed broadening its borrowing powers as a way pay for road rehabilitation work while avoiding any need to raise the state's gas tax or vehicle-related fees.

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State shuts down Fox Valley scrap companies after owner convicted of scheme bilking recycling firm of millions

State regulators are shutting down two salvage companies in the Fox Valley after the owner was convicted of overseeing a scheme that bilked the Fond du Lac-based company Sadoff Iron and Metal out of some $14.3 million over a six-year period.

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Roads remain concern in final poll before white-knuckle governor’s election

A Marquette University Law School poll released on Wednesday shows Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic opponent, Tony Evers, remain locked in a dead heat with 47 percent support each just six days before the election.

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Fourth former Walker Cabinet secretary slams Wisconsin governor (UPDATE)

Paul Jadin, a former mayor of Green Bay and was the first secretary of Scott Walker's economic development agency, stands outside the Madison Regional Economic Partnership building on Oct. 9. His signature is on a recently released an open letter in which he and former Corrections Secretary Ed Wall and former Financial Institutions Secretary Peter Bildsten sharply criticizing Walker and call for the election of Walker’s Democratic opponent, Tony Evers. (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

A fourth former Cabinet secretary in Gov. Scott Walker's administration is slamming the Republican incumbent, releasing a letter on Thursday signed by two others calling for the election of the Democrat Tony Evers.

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