Newsmakers, February 7, 2013

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In this hour, we talk about funding regional transportation needs, and natural gas-fueled transportation.

Featured in this Show

  • Funding Regional Transportation

    This could be an important year for future transportation funding in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission has come up with a report on how the state should fund road maintenance and construction and public transportation over the next decade. The state legislature could make decisions about future transportation funding this year. We talk with western Wisconsin’s 94th district state representative Rep. Steve Doyle who is also on the Assembly Transportation committee. He’s joined by La Crosse County Highway Department Highway Commissioner Ron Chamberlain who adds some perspective about county road maintenance and funding issues.

  • Natural Gas Fueled Transportation

    A discussion with Kwik Trip Alternative Fuels Superintendent Joel Hirschboeck about the company’s rapid expansion into compressed natural gas pumps.