Wisconsin Roadways: Winter’s Toll And Finding Funding

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car and truck on snowy road

Governor Evers is set to put his budget proposal forward by the end of the month, including a portion dedicated to transportation. We talk about options for funding Wisconsin’s road repairs and learn more about the economical and environmental impacts of keeping roadways driveable this winter.

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  • Looking At Several Options For Road Funding In Wisconsin

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Hilary Dugan Guest
  • James Hughes Guest
  • Amos Snead Guest
  • Jaime Harrison Guest
  • Steve Walters Guest

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