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 [...]

Cost of Complete Streets: .006%

  One of the arguments for repealing Wisconsin’s successful Complete Streets law is that it is adding to the cost of road projects. Well, the official numbers are in and the answer is it is adding costs… to the tune of all of .006%. That’s right. You can read that number not as “six percent,” [...]