Complete Streets Still in Play

  After a month of delays the state budget is moving again. Yesterday the Joint Finance Committee completed its work on the 2015-2017 spending plan. Thanks so much to all our members who contacted the committee and their own legislators since the budget was introduced back in February. We scored some victories: We beat the [...]

Rep. Rohrkaste Proposes TAP Restoration

In the first breakthrough on restoring cuts to the Transportation Alternatives Program, Rep. Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) has stepped forward to offer a budget amendment to do just that. Rep. Rohrkaste is calling for restoring $1.5 million of Governor Scott Walker’s proposed $2 million cut to the program. In an environment where the state DOT is [...]

Attacking the Job Creators

I’m not much of a talk radio guy. On my weekly trips to Milwaukee I usually tune in a jazz or folk station on the Internet. But it’s worth giving a listen to a segment of the Charlie Sykes show from last week. Sykes is a conservative Milwaukee radio host with a lot of influence [...]