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OPINION: Next DOT secretary must continue reforms

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On Friday, Gov.-elect Tony Evers announced his nominee for secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is Craig Thompson, who is now executive director of the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin. This appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate, and my vote for confirmation will be based on a few considerations.

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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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