Supporters of the new debt said it was needed to keep various projects on track. That is exactly the argument Senators now are making in support of twice the bonding that they opposed in November 2015.Read More
Highway debt service has grown EIGHTY-SEVEN per cent — in a mere seven years — since Republicans assumed control of Wisconsin state government.Read More
Governor Walker and Senator Darling have been major beneficiaries of support from the local, state, and national school choice movement. The decision to turn their backs on those supporters is quite a disappointment.Read More
So, Stroebel, “adverse to more debt” only a week ago, is now on board with about $700 million in new highway borrowing for WisDOT. The same senator who told MacIver, “We can’t say…[h]ere’s more money,” now says, “Here’s $700 million more. So what if you are ‘bloated’ and ‘miss the mark.’”Read More
Can DOT do a better job of explaining the inflationary impact of projects delayed by insufficient funds? Yes. Were the governor and legislators kept in the dark about that impact? Decidedly no.Read More
Rarely have legislators fought so hard…for so little. Given transportation ground rules set by...Read More
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It's no surprise Madison area schools are pushing policies to blur boundaries between parent/teacher responsibilities. Just another attempt to separate families because "the state knows best."
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