Raise The Gas Tax Already

Regular readers know that I have written any number of similar posts over the years…often as former Governor Scott Walker and the GOP legislative leadership struggled with funding Wisconsin’s transportation needs (i.e. highways). And the problem hasn’t gone away but the players have changed. In his 2019 – 2021 budget…

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Wisconsin GOP Endorses Taxation Without Representation!

Yeah, here we go: Sixteen lawmakers on their own could impose fees of any amount to help pay for roads under a plan Republican legislators advanced late Thursday. The proposal would allow the Joint Finance Committee to establish new fees based on how many miles vehicles drove, starting in 2023….

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State Rejects Double Deck I-94 Plan But:

Today the Wisconsin Department of Transportation said they were rejecting their totally unpopular proposal to expand I-94 from 16th Street to 70th Street by creating a double decker freeway: The proposed expansion of the I-94 east-west freeway between 16th and 70th streets in Milwaukee will be accomplished in the traditional…

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